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Urban America in historical perspective.

Raymond A. Mohl

Urban America in historical perspective.

by Raymond A. Mohl

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Published by Weybright and Talley in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Cities and towns -- United States -- History -- Addresses, essays, lectures

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementEdited by Raymond A. Mohl & Neil Betten.
      ContributionsBetten, Neil, joint comp.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT123 .M6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 426 p.
      Number of Pages426
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5697073M
      LC Control Number70099002

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