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The Vulnerability of Cities Natural Disaster and Social Resilience by Mark Pelling

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Published by Earthscan Publications Ltd. .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Human geography,
  • Social impact of disasters,
  • Urban & municipal planning,
  • Urban communities,
  • Sociology,
  • Disaster relief,
  • Social Science,
  • Urbanization,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Disaster Relief & Rescue Operations,
  • Social Science / Sociology / Urban,
  • Developing countries,
  • Natural disasters,
  • Urban ecology

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8981548M
ISBN 101853838306
ISBN 109781853838309

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