by University of British Columbia, Centre for Human Development, Simon Fraser University, Institute for Governance Studies in Vancouver, B.C, Burnaby, B.C .
Written in English
|Other titles||Sustaining cities: urban solutions to global problems|
|Statement||Patrick J. Smith, H. Peter Oberlander and Tom Hutton, editors.|
|Contributions||Oberlander, H. Peter, 1922-, Hutton, Tom., Smith, Patrick J., United Nations Centre for Human Settlements., Simon Fraser University., University of British Columbia. Centre for Human Development., United Nations Conference on Human Settlements., Vancouver Habitat II Colloquim (1995, Vancouver B.C.).|
|LC Classifications||HT165.5 .U738 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||[xiii, 224 p.] ;|
|Number of Pages||224|
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