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The disappearing "Asian" city

The disappearing "Asian" city

protecting Asia"s urban heritage in a globalizing world

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Published by Oxford University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns -- Asia,
  • City planning -- Asia,
  • Historic preservation -- Asia

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-279) and index

    Statementedited by William S. Logan
    ContributionsLogan, William Stewart, 1942-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT147.A2 D57 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 285 p. :
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17074281M
    ISBN 100195921054
    LC Control Number2002193149

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The Disappearing Asian City shows that such cities face severe challenges as the global economy affects traditional life and relationships in the far corners of the world.

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