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Imagining the City

Imagining the City

The Art of Urban Living (Cultural History and Literary Imagination,)

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Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • European - General,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Sociology,
  • Cities and towns,
  • Cities and towns in literature,
  • Congresses,
  • Sociology, Urban

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsC. Emden (Editor), C. Keen (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12660375M
    ISBN 103039105329
    ISBN 109783039105328

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