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economic problems of housing

economic problems of housing

proceedings of a conference held by the International Economic Association

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Adela Adam Nevitt ; with an introduction by Sherman J. Maisel.
ContributionsNevitt, Adela Adam., International Economic Association.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 329p. :
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18554656M

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