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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, The Netherlands, Boston .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Space in economics -- Congresses,
  • Regional planning -- Congresses,
  • Evaluation research -- Congresses

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Nathaniel Lichfield ... [et al.].
SeriesGeoJournal library ;, v. 47
ContributionsLichfield, Nathaniel.
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LC ClassificationsHT388 .E9 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 383 p. :
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL364331M
ISBN 100792351770
LC Control Number98024604

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