Gottmann, J. 1961: Megalopolis. The urbanized northeastern seaboard of the United States. New York: The Twentieth Century Fund

Pawson, Eric
June 2008
Progress in Human Geography;Jun2008, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p441
Book Review
The article reviews the book "Megolopolis. The urbanized northeastern seaboard of the United States," by J. Gottmann.


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