evolution and identity of urban social areas

the case of Barcelona by Stella Lowder

Publisher: (University of Glasgow, Department of Geography) in (Glasgow)

Written in English
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  • Urbanization -- Spain -- Barcelona -- History.

Edition Notes

StatementStella Lowder.
SeriesOccasional papers / Geography Department Glasgow University -- no.4, Occasional papers (University of Glasgow. Geography Department) -- no.4.
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LC ClassificationsHT145.S6
The Physical Object
Pagination37p. :
Number of Pages37
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Open LibraryOL19621513M

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