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Planning and social theory a selected bibliography. by Gerald Gutenschwager

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Published by Council of Planning Librarians in [Monticello, Ill .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • City planning -- Bibliography.,
  • Regional planning -- Bibliography.,
  • Social history -- Bibliography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

GenreBibliography.
SeriesCouncil of Planning Librarians. Exchange bibliography -- no. 179., Exchange bibliography (Council of Planning Librarians) -- no. 179.
ContributionsCouncil of Planning Librarians.
The Physical Object
Pagination11 l.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16617193M

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