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Urban America reconsidered alternatives for governance and policy by David L. Imbroscio

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-213) and index.

StatementDavid Imbroscio
SeriesCornell paperbacks, Cornell paperbacks
LC ClassificationsHT123 .I434 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 223 p. ;
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24408631M
ISBN 100801448522, 0801475651, 3177794
ISBN 109780801448522, 9780801475658
LC Control Number2009041331

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