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Published by Wiley in (New York) .
Written in English


  • Cities and towns -- Planning -- Citizen particpation -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Regional planning -- Citizen participation -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

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Includes index.

Statementedited by W. R. Derrick Sewell and J. T. Coppock.
ContributionsSewell, W. R. Derrick., Coppock, J. T. 1921-
LC ClassificationsHT166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20366478M

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