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Soviet new towns

Jack A. Underhill

Soviet new towns

housing and national urban growthpolicy

by Jack A. Underhill

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Office of International Affairs in (Washington) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New towns -- Russia.,
  • Cities and towns -- Planning -- Russia.,
  • Housing policy -- Russia.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p. 87-97.

    Statementby Jack A. Underhill.
    ContributionsUnited States. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Office ofInternational Affairs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT169.R8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 97 p., (1) fold. leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18783736M

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