Urbanization and internal migration in 45 Philippine cities during the 1960"s
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Urbanization and internal migration in 45 Philippine cities during the 1960"s by Vicente D. Mariano

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Published by Research & Publications Program, College of Public Administration, University of the Philippines in Padre Faura, Manila .
Written in English



  • Philippines,
  • Philippines.


  • Migration, Internal -- Philippines.,
  • Urbanization -- Philippines.,
  • Philippines -- Population.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Vicente D. Mariano.
ContributionsUniversity of the Philippines. College of Public Administration. Research & Publications Program.
LC ClassificationsHB2109 .M37 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination38 leaves :
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3112351M
LC Control Number82220549

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