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culture of cities

Lewis Mumford

culture of cities

by Lewis Mumford

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Offset reprint of: 1st ed. London: Secker & Warburg, 1938, without bibliography.

Statementby Lewis Mumford.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 530p., plates :
Number of Pages530
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20390495M

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