3 edition of Comparative urban politics and urbanization found in the catalog.
Comparative urban politics and urbanization
Douglas Elliott Ashford
|Statement||[by] Douglas E. Ashford.|
|LC Classifications||Z5942 .C68 no. 428, HT123 .C68 no. 428|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||34|
|LC Control Number||81471067|
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