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The university and sustainable urban development

The university and sustainable urban development

proceedings of the UNESCO-PRELUDE round table, Paris, 29 September 1995.

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Published by UNESCO in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community and college -- Congresses,
  • Urban universities and colleges -- Congresses,
  • Urban ecology -- Congresses,
  • Sustainable urban development -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesNew papers on higher education -- 10
    ContributionsUnesco., PRELUDE, Réseau international.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC237 .U515 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination168 p. ;
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16665787M
    LC Control Number00272520

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