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Economics of urban villages

Economics of urban villages

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Published by Urban Villages Forum in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby the Economics Working Party of the Urban Villages Forum ; edited by Tony Aldous.
ContributionsAldous, Tony., Urban Villages Forum. Economics Working Party.
The Physical Object
Pagination120p. ;
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16682301M
ISBN 100951902814

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