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The Transformation of Cities

Urban Theory and Urban Cities

by David C. Thorns

  • 374 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social theory,
  • Urban communities,
  • 21st century,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Methodology,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • 20th century,
  • Cities and towns,
  • History,
  • Sociology, Urban

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9834249M
    ISBN 100333745973
    ISBN 109780333745977

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