Imagine a metropolis Rotterdam"s creative class, 1970-2000 by Patricia van Ulzen

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Published by 010 Publishers in Rotterdam .

Written in English

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  • Rotterdam (Netherlands) -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Rotterdam (Netherlands) -- Intellectual life.

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StatementPatricia van Ulzen ; [translation: John Kirkpatrick].
The Physical Object
Pagination234 p. :
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19394638M
ISBN 109064506213
ISBN 109789064506215

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