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Hawkers in Hong Kong

T. G. McGee

Hawkers in Hong Kong

a study of planning and policy in a third world city

by T. G. McGee

  • 88 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong in [Hong Kong] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hong Kong.
    • Subjects:
    • Peddlers and peddling -- Hong Kong

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [187]-206.

      Statementby T. G. McGee.
      SeriesOccasional papers and monographs - Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong ;, no. 17, Centre of Asian Studies occasional papers and monographs ;, no. 17.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF5459.H6 M3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 226 p., [6] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages226
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5436276M
      LC Control Number73084618

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