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Against metropolis

Christopher Harvie

Against metropolis

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Published by Fabian Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Decentralization in government -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    ISSN: 0305-7535.

    StatementChristopher Harvie.
    SeriesFabian tract -- 484
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN329.D43
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(27)p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21678586M
    ISBN 100716304848

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