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Imagery and symbolism in urban society

by Valdo Pons

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Published by University of Hull in Hull .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Urban.,
  • Symbolism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Valdo Pons.
    SeriesUniversity of Hull inaugural lecture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT153 .P66
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[1], 25 p. ;
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5258643M
    ISBN 10085958402X
    LC Control Number75332234
    OCLC/WorldCa1992301

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