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Urban symbolism

  • 393 Pages
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  • English

E.J. Brill , Leiden, New York
Cities and towns -- Developing countries., Urban anthropology -- Developing countries., Sociology, Urban -- Developing countries., Symbo


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Statementedited by Peter J.M. Nas.
SeriesStudies in human society,, v. 8
ContributionsNas, P.
LC ClassificationsGN395 .U75 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination393 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1408332M
ISBN 109004098550
LC Control Number93016885

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