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In search of Britain"s booming towns

A. G. Champion

In search of Britain"s booming towns

an index of local economic performance for Britain

by A. G. Champion

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Published by University of Newcastle. CURDS in Newcastle .
Written in English

Edition Notes

StatementA.G. Champion and A.E. Green.
SeriesDiscussion paper / University of Newcastle. Centre for Urban and Regional Studies -- No.72
ContributionsGreen, A. E. 1958-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13776224M

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