Urbanization in Papua New Guinea a study of ambivalent townsmen by Levine, Hal B.

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StatementHal B. Levine, Marlene Wolfzahn Levine.
SeriesUrbanization in developing countries
ContributionsLevine, Marlene Wolfzahn, 1949- joint author.
LC ClassificationsHT149.P35 L48
The Physical Object
Pagination161 p. :
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4744277M
ISBN 100521222303, 052129410X
LC Control Number78058795

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