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Great cities in America

their problems and their government.


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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

  • Municipal government -- United States,
  • Cities and towns -- United States,
  • Cities and towns -- Growth

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe citizen"s library of economics, politics, and sociology, Library of American civilization -- LAC 13539., Citizen"s library of economics, politics, and sociology
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 426 p.
    Number of Pages426
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13554666M

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