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Population movements their forms and functions in urbanization and development

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Published by Ordina in Liege, Belgium .
Written in English


  • Rural-urban migration -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Migration, Internal -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
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Statementedited by Peter A. Morrison.
ContributionsMorrison, Peter A., International Union for the Scientific Study of Population. Committee on Urbanization and Population Redistribution.
LC ClassificationsHB1955 .P66 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 351 p. :
Number of Pages351
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2974323M
ISBN 102870400292
LC Control Number84222013

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