Urban transformation in China

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Hants, England, Burlington, VT .

Written in English

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  • Cities and towns -- China,
  • Urbanization -- China

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Includes bibliographical references and indexes

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Statementedited by Aimin Chen, Gordon G. Liu, Kevin H. Zhang
SeriesThe Chinese economy series
ContributionsChen, Aimin, Liu, Gordon G, Zhang, Kevin H
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT147.C48 U723 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 276 p. :
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17133556M
ISBN 100754633128
LC Control Number2003056778

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