Urban development and planning in Hong Kong
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Urban development and planning in Hong Kong a research guide by Anthony G. O. Yeh

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Published by Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong in [Hong Kong] .
Written in English



  • China,
  • Hong Kong


  • Urbanization -- China -- Hong Kong -- Bibliography.,
  • City planning -- China -- Hong Kong -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementAnthony Gar-on Yeh.
SeriesCentre of Asian Studies bibliographies and research guides,, no. 24
LC ClassificationsZ7164.U7 Y45 1987, HT384.H85 Y45 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination162 p. :
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2096632M
LC Control Number88142576

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