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challenge of urban reform

policies & programs in Philadelphia
  • 336 Pages
  • 0.32 MB
  • English
Temple University Press , Philadelphia
Urban renewal -- Philadelphia, Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Politics and government --


Philadelphia (Pa.), Philadel

Statement[by] Kirk R. Petshek.
LC ClassificationsJS1270 1973 .P45
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 336 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5311510M
ISBN 100877220581
LC Control Number72095878

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