4 edition of Problem cities in search of solutions found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Thomas L. Blair.|
|Series||Urban innovation abroad, Urban innovation abroad (New York, N.Y.)|
|Contributions||Blair, Thomas Lucien Vincent.|
|LC Classifications||HT166 .P725 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 414 p. :|
|Number of Pages||414|
|LC Control Number||83019263|
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