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The Third World city

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Published by Methuen in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Urbanization -- Developing countries.,
    • Cities and towns -- Developing countries.,
    • Urban policy -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid Drakakis-Smith.
      SeriesMethuen introductions to development
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT169.5 .D69 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 116 p. :
      Number of Pages116
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2727914M
      ISBN 100416919707
      LC Control Number86021824


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