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The use and abuse of the American city (Forums in history)

James C. Starbuck

The use and abuse of the American city (Forums in history)

by James C. Starbuck

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Published by Forum Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11227902M
    ISBN 100882730371
    ISBN 109780882730370
    OCLC/WorldCa3734670

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