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In Search of the Social: Neighborhood and Community in Urban Planning in Europe and Beyond, 1920-1960

Couperus, S. (ed.) & Kaal, H. (ed.), 2016, In : Journal of Urban History. 42, 6, p. 978-991

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APA

Couperus, S., & Kaal, H. (Eds.) (2016). In Search of the Social: Neighborhood and Community in Urban Planning in Europe and Beyond, 1920-1960 . Journal of Urban History, 42(6), 978-991. https://doi.org/10.1177/0096144216675046

Author

Couperus, Stefan (Editor) ; Kaal, Harm (Editor). / In Search of the Social : Neighborhood and Community in Urban Planning in Europe and Beyond, 1920-1960 . In: Journal of Urban History. 2016 ; Vol. 42, No. 6. pp. 978-991.

Harvard

Couperus, S & Kaal, H (eds) 2016, 'In Search of the Social: Neighborhood and Community in Urban Planning in Europe and Beyond, 1920-1960 ' Journal of Urban History, vol. 42, no. 6, pp. 978-991. https://doi.org/10.1177/0096144216675046

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In Search of the Social : Neighborhood and Community in Urban Planning in Europe and Beyond, 1920-1960 . / Couperus, Stefan (Editor); Kaal, Harm (Editor).

In: Journal of Urban History, Vol. 42, No. 6, 2016, p. 978-991.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue editingAcademicpeer-review

Vancouver

Couperus S, (ed.), Kaal H, (ed.). In Search of the Social: Neighborhood and Community in Urban Planning in Europe and Beyond, 1920-1960 . Journal of Urban History. 2016;42(6):978-991. https://doi.org/10.1177/0096144216675046


BibTeX

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