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Published by National Research Council in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Sewerage,
  • Municipal water supply,
  • Cities and towns,
  • Urban transportation,
  • Planning,
  • City planning,
  • Labor market,
  • Growth

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

LC ClassificationsHT149.5 .M44 1996eb
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27074187M
ISBN 100309055385

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