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Ghost cities of China the story of cities without people in the world"s most populated country by Wade Shepard

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • New towns,
  • Real estate development,
  • Urbanization,
  • Planned communities

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 206-211) and index.

Other titlesCities without people in the world"s most populated country
StatementWade Shepard
SeriesAsian arguments, Asian arguments
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT147.C48 S55 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 218 pages
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27184888M
ISBN 101783602198, 178360218X
ISBN 109781783602193, 9781783602186
OCLC/WorldCa892455068

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