Urbanism, migration, and social change

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Bibliography: p. 132-135.

Statementedited by William Erbe ; with chapters by Irving L. Allen ... [et al.].
ContributionsErbe, William., Allen, Irving L., 1931-
LC ClassificationsHN79.I8 U7
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 135 p. ;
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5018033M
LC Control Number76621647

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