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Transport and the city environment

Terence Harris

Transport and the city environment

Woodcock lecture 11 February 1975.

by Terence Harris

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Published by Leicester University Students Union in Leicester .
Written in English


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ContributionsLeicester. University.
The Physical Object
Pagination10 p.
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21519115M


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