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Experimental planning after the blitz: Non-governmental planning initiatives and post-war reconstruction in Coventry and Rotterdam, 1940-1955

Couperus, S., 2015, In : Journal of Modern European History. 13, 4, p. 516-533 18 p.

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Couperus, S. (2015). Experimental planning after the blitz: Non-governmental planning initiatives and post-war reconstruction in Coventry and Rotterdam, 1940-1955. Journal of Modern European History, 13(4), 516-533. https://doi.org/10.17104/1611-8944-2015-4-516

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Couperus, Stefan. / Experimental planning after the blitz : Non-governmental planning initiatives and post-war reconstruction in Coventry and Rotterdam, 1940-1955. In: Journal of Modern European History. 2015 ; Vol. 13, No. 4. pp. 516-533.

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Couperus, S 2015, 'Experimental planning after the blitz: Non-governmental planning initiatives and post-war reconstruction in Coventry and Rotterdam, 1940-1955' Journal of Modern European History, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 516-533. https://doi.org/10.17104/1611-8944-2015-4-516

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Experimental planning after the blitz : Non-governmental planning initiatives and post-war reconstruction in Coventry and Rotterdam, 1940-1955. / Couperus, Stefan.

In: Journal of Modern European History, Vol. 13, No. 4, 2015, p. 516-533.

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Couperus S. Experimental planning after the blitz: Non-governmental planning initiatives and post-war reconstruction in Coventry and Rotterdam, 1940-1955. Journal of Modern European History. 2015;13(4):516-533. https://doi.org/10.17104/1611-8944-2015-4-516


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