Emerging world cities in Pacific Asia

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Published by United Nations University Press in Tokyo, New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Southeast Asia,
  • Asia, Southeastern.,
  • East Asia.

Subjects:

  • Metropolitan areas -- Asia, Southeastern.,
  • Cities and towns -- Asia, Southeastern.,
  • Metropolitan areas -- East Asia.,
  • Cities and towns -- East Asia.,
  • Southeast Asia -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementedited by Fu-chen Lo and Yue-man Yeung.
ContributionsLo, Fu-chen., Yeung, Yue-man., Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT334.A8 E54 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 528 p. :
Number of Pages528
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL434324M
ISBN 109280809075
LC Control Number98142900

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