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Britain"s new towns

Anthony Alexander

Britain"s new towns

from garden cities to sustainable communities

by Anthony Alexander

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New towns -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAnthony Alexander.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT169.57.G7 A43 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22695907M
    ISBN 109780415475136, 9780415475129
    LC Control Number2008049954


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