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Regional and city planning in the Soviet Union.

Hans Blumenfeld

Regional and city planning in the Soviet Union.

by Hans Blumenfeld

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Published by TASK in Cambridge (Mass.) .
Written in English


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xerox copy of an article originally published in Task, Cambridge, Mass., October 1942.

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Open LibraryOL21058346M

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