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Institutional aspects of urban transport in North America and their consequences

H. P. White

Institutional aspects of urban transport in North America and their consequences

by H. P. White

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Published by University of Salford, Dept. of Geography in Salford .
Written in English


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StatementH. P. White.
SeriesDiscussion papers in geography -- no.19
The Physical Object
Pagination32p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13944537M

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