The city at its limits taboo, transgression, and urban renewal in Lima by Daniella Gandolfo

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Urban renewal -- Peru -- Lima,
  • Lima (Peru) -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
  • Lima (Peru) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementDaniella Gandolfo.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN350.L5 G36 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17032385M
ISBN 100226280977, 0226280985
ISBN 109780226280974, 9780226280981
LC Control Number2008034276

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