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Urban America: conflict and change.

by J. John Palen

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Published by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Cities and towns -- United States.,
    • Sociology, Urban.,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      StatementJ. John Palen and Karl H. Flaming, editors.
      ContributionsFlaming, Karl H., joint comp.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT123 .P34
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 430 p.
      Number of Pages430
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5710288M
      ISBN 100030850339
      LC Control Number70188788

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