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Innovation in an urban context by Heidi Wiig Aslesen

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Published by H.W. Aslesen in Lunds .
Written in English


  • Urban policy -- Norway -- Oslo.,
  • Urbanization -- Norway -- Oslo.,
  • Regional planning -- Economic aspects -- Norway -- Oslo.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementHeidi Wiig Aslesen.
LC ClassificationsHT145.N7 A85 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16354671M
ISBN 109197499870
LC Control Number2006482759

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