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The Nation"s cities, change and challenge

Patrick Healy

The Nation"s cities, change and challenge

by Patrick Healy

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Cities and towns -- United States,
    • Federal-city relations -- United States,
    • Municipal government -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementPatrick Healy III.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT123 .H4 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 288 p. :
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5042434M
      ISBN 100060118032
      LC Control Number74001817

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