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Economic and social research in construction

Economic and social research in construction

report of a conference at Southport, June 1966

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Published by The Ministry in London .
Written in English


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StatementMinistry of Public Building and Works, Directorate of Research and Information.
ContributionsGreat Britain. Ministry of Public Building and Works. Directorate of Research and Information.
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Open LibraryOL14172517M

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