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Published by Belhaven Press, Co-published in the Americas by Halsted Press in London, New York, New York .
Written in English



  • Europe, Eastern,
  • Europe, Eastern.


  • Transportation -- Europe, Eastern.,
  • Europe, Eastern -- Economic conditions -- 1989-

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Derek R. Hall on behalf of the Transport Geography Study Group of the Institute of British Geographers.
ContributionsHall, Derek R., Institute of British Geographers. Transport Geography Study Group.
LC ClassificationsHE242.9 .T73 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 253 p. :
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1402065M
ISBN 101852932708, 0470220031
LC Control Number93009999

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