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Construction in cities

Patricia J Lancaster

Construction in cities

social, environmental, political, and economic concerns

by Patricia J Lancaster

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Engineering -- Management,
  • Civil engineering -- Social aspects,
  • Civil engineering -- Environmental aspects,
  • Civil engineering -- Economic aspects,
  • Civil engineering -- Political aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementauthor-editor, Patricia J. Lancaster ; co-editors, Edward S. Plotkin, Jill N. Lerner ; advisory editor, M.D. Morris
    ContributionsPlotkin, Edward S, Lerner, Jill N
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA190 .L35 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination257 p. :
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17003216M
    ISBN 100849374863
    LC Control Number00045538

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