3 edition of Urban policy in America found in the catalog.
Urban policy in America
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations.
Hearings held Jan. 25-July 13, 1978.
|LC Classifications||KF26 .G6738 1978b|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 705 p. :|
|Number of Pages||705|
|LC Control Number||79600958|
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