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Sustainability of urban systems

a cross-national evolutionary analysis of urban innovation

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot, Brookfield, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Growth
    • Subjects:
    • Urban renewal -- Cross-cultural studies.,
    • Cities and towns -- Effect of technological innovations on -- Cross-cultural studies.,
    • Community development, Urban -- Cross-cultural studies.,
    • Cities and towns -- Growth -- Cross-cultural studies.,
    • Urban policy -- Cross-cultural studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Peter Nijkamp.
      SeriesAvebury urban Europe series
      ContributionsNijkamp, Peter., Volkswagenstiftung., URBINNO Working Group No. 2.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT170 .S87 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination317 p. :
      Number of Pages317
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1880391M
      ISBN 101856280942
      LC Control Number90040902


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