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White city, black city architecture and war in Tel Aviv and Jaffa by Sharon Roб№­bard

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-228) and index.

StatementSharon Rotbard ; translated from Hebrew, Orit Gat
ContributionsGat, Orit, translator
LC ClassificationsDS110.T357 R6813 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination244 pages
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27177003M
ISBN 100262527723
ISBN 109780262527729
LC Control Number2014045554

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