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4 edition of unseen city found in the catalog.

unseen city

Michael Goddard

unseen city

anthropological perspectives on Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

by Michael Goddard

  • 241 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Pandanus, Marston [distributor] in Canberra, A.C.T, Abingdon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban anthropology -- Papua New Guinea -- Port Moresby,
  • Urban cores -- Papua New Guinea -- Port Moresby,
  • Poor -- Papua New Guinea -- Port Moresby,
  • Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea) -- Social conditions -- 21st century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMichael Goddard.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination225 p.
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22628997M
    ISBN 101740761340

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