Postcolonial Dublin Imperial Legacies And The Built Environment by Andrew Kincaid

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Published by Univ Of Minnesota Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • British & Irish history,
  • Urbanization,
  • Planning,
  • History,
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Urban renewal,
  • Sociology,
  • Ireland,
  • Europe - Ireland,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Social Science / Sociology / Urban,
  • City planning,
  • Dublin

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8070781M
ISBN 100816643458
ISBN 109780816643455

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