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Suburban Century Social Change and Urban Growth in England and the USA by Mark Clapson

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Published by Berg Publishers .
Written in English


  • Cultural studies,
  • Urban communities,
  • Urban renewal & regeneration,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • United States,
  • USA,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Suburban life,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Human Geography,
  • Social Science / Sociology / Urban,
  • Sociology - Rural,
  • England,
  • Suburbanites,
  • Suburbs

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8623488M
ISBN 101859736432
ISBN 109781859736432

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