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Urbanization and urban growth in the SATBVC states

A. M. Thompson

Urbanization and urban growth in the SATBVC states

by A. M. Thompson

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Published by Regional and Urban Development Branch, Institute for Development Research, Development Bank of Southern Africa in consultation with T J D Fair in Sandton, Republic of South Africa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby A.M. Thompson, S.F. Coetzee.
SeriesResearch report ;, no. 7, Research report (Development Bank of Southern Africa) ;, no. 7.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 92/08589 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination155 p. ;
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2475391M
LC Control Number87206672

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