Globalization, Architecture, and Town Planning in a Colonial City: The Case of Jaffa and Tel Aviv

  title={Globalization, Architecture, and Town Planning in a Colonial City: The Case of Jaffa and Tel Aviv},
  author={Mark Levine},
  journal={Journal of World History},
  pages={171 - 198}
  • M. Levine
  • Published 3 July 2007
  • History
  • Journal of World History
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