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culture of cities.

Lewis Mumford

culture of cities.

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Published by Harcourt, Brace & World in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns,
  • Regional planning,
  • City planning.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 497-552.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 586 p. illus. ;
    Number of Pages586
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19377877M


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