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Sustainability, the environment and urbanization

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Published by Earthscan in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Sustainable development -- Developing countries.,
    • Urbanization -- Environmental aspects -- Developing countries.,
    • Environmental policy -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Cedric Pugh.
      ContributionsPugh, Cedric D. J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC59.72.E5 S868 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 250 p. :
      Number of Pages250
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL716023M
      ISBN 101853833576
      LC Control Number97101605
      OCLC/WorldCa35645134


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