Spatial research and the social-political changes

papers of the 7th Polish-Hungarian Geographical Seminar, Kecskemét, Hungary, 17-21 September 1990
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  • English
Centre for Regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences , Pécs
Regional planning -- Hungary -- Congresses., Regional planning -- Poland -- Congresses., Space in economics -- Congresses., Poland -- Social conditions -- Congresses., Hungary -- Social conditions -- 1945-1989 -- Congre


Poland, Hu

Statementedited by Annamária Duró.
ContributionsDuró, Annamária., Magyar Tudományos Akadémia. Regionális Kutatások Központja (Pécs, Hungary)
LC ClassificationsHT395.H8 P65 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination121 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1182011M
ISBN 109638371757
LC Control Number94170045

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