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From self-help housing to sustainable settlement

capitalist development and urban planning in Lusaka, Zambia

by John Tait

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zambia,
  • Lusaka.
    • Subjects:
    • Urbanization -- Zambia -- Lusaka.,
    • Housing policy -- Zambia -- Lusaka.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-377).

      StatementJohn Tait.
      SeriesMaking of modern Africa
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN803.L87 T35 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination377 p. :
      Number of Pages377
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1023425M
      ISBN 101859724256
      LC Control Number96086691


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