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Energy and cities

Energy and cities

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Published by Transaction Publishers in New Brunswick, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technological innovations--Management.,
  • Technological innovations--Economic aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally held in serials collection.

    Statementedited by John Byrne and Daniel Rich.
    SeriesEnergy and Environmental Policy series ; v. 2, Energy Policy Studies : Volume 2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination173 p.
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19927769M
    ISBN 100878558136

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