4 edition of Living cities-- an urban myth? found in the catalog.
Living cities-- an urban myth?
Garry J. Smith
Includes bibliographical references (p. 336-346) and index.
|Statement||Garry J. Smith and Jennifer Scott.|
|LC Classifications||HT169.A8 S65 2006, HT169.A8 S65 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||351 p. :|
|Number of Pages||351|
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