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Urbanization and national development in Asia a comparative study : conference held at the University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan, 10-12 August 1981

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Published by Comparative Urbanization Project, University of Hong Kong, Distributor, Summerson Eastern Publishers in [Hong Kong] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • East Asia,
  • Southeast Asia,
  • Asia

Subjects:

  • Urbanization -- Asia -- Congresses.,
  • East Asia -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.,
  • Southeast Asia -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Victor F.S. Sit and Koichi Mera.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsHsüeh, Feng-hsüan., Mera, Kōichi, 1933-, Tsukuba Urbanization Conference (2nd : 1981 : Tsukuba Daigaku)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT178.A78 U72 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 130 p. :
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3206905M
ISBN 109622210228
LC Control Number83112583
OCLC/WorldCa9488940

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