The Future of the medium-sized city in Britain and Germany

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  • Cities and towns -- Great Britain -- Forecasting.,
  • Cities and towns -- Germany -- Forecasting.

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Statementedited by Bernhard Blanke and Randall Smith.
ContributionsBlanke, Bernhard, 1941-, Smith, Randall., Anglo-German Foundation for the Study of Industrial Society.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 335 p. :
Number of Pages335
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Open LibraryOL22218543M
ISBN 100905492811
LC Control Number93035648

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