Housing Urban America
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Published by Aldine Transaction .
Written in English


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ContributionsRobert Schafer (Editor), Chester Hartman (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages670
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Open LibraryOL7409607M
ISBN 100202320103
ISBN 109780202320106

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