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Saving our cities

Simon James Crawford Randall

Saving our cities

towards a better policy for urban housing

by Simon James Crawford Randall

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Published by Bow Group in London .
Written in English


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Cover title.

Statement[by] Simon Randall [and] James Foreman-Peck.
ContributionsForeman-Peck, James., Bow Group.
The Physical Object
Pagination16p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13671867M

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