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The nature of cities

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Published by University of Rochester Press in Rochester, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Venice (Italy),
  • London (England),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Cities and towns -- United States -- History,
    • Urban ecology -- History,
    • Urban health -- History,
    • Venice (Italy) -- History,
    • London (England) -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Andrew C. Isenberg.
      SeriesStudies in comparative history,, v. 8
      ContributionsIsenberg, Andrew C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT123 .N35 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3403030M
      ISBN 101580462200
      LC Control Number2005018083

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