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Global garbage: urban imaginaries of waste, excess, and abandonment

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Global garbage : urban imaginaries of waste, excess, and abandonment. / Lindner, Christoph (Editor); Meissner, Miriam (Editor).

Routledge, 2016. 274 p.

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