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Cities in crisis: decay or renewal?

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English



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  • Cities and towns -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 120-122.

Statement[Compiled by] Rudie W. Tretten.
SeriesInquiry into crucial American problems
LC ClassificationsHT123 .T68
The Physical Object
Pagination122 p.
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5341565M
ISBN 100131347187, 0131346849
LC Control Number72195462

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