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Urbanization in the Americas

the background in comparative perspective ; proceedings of Section VII, The process of urbanization, International Congress of Americanists, Vancouver, August 11-17, 1979

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Published by History Division, National Museum of Man in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urbanization -- Canada -- History -- Congresses.,
  • Urbanization -- United States -- History -- Congresses.,
  • Urbanization -- Latin America -- History -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUrban history review., Process of urbanization.
    Statementedited by Woodrow Borah, Jorge Hardoy and Gilbert A. Stelter.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsHardoy, Jorge Enrique., Borah, Woodrow., Stelter, Gilbert Arthur, 1933-, International Congress of Americanists ; (1979 : Vancouver)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT"121"U72
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 155 p. :
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19644404M
    ISBN 100660103494

    Summary. Oil and Urbanization on the Pacific Coast tells the story of oilman Ralph Bramel Lloyd, a small business owner who drove the development of one of America’s largest oil invested his petroleum earnings in commercial real estate—much of it centered on automobiles and the fuel they require—in several western cities, notably Portland, Oregon.


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