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Interpretations of the late twentieth century city.

Laura Pottinger

Interpretations of the late twentieth century city.

by Laura Pottinger

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Dissertation (BA (Hons) Wood, Metal, Ceramics, Plastics) - University of Brighton, 1993.

ContributionsUniversity of Brighton.
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Open LibraryOL21414438M

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