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The urban economy

by Frederick R. E. Durr

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Published by Intext Educational Publishers in Scranton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban economics.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 195-198.

    Statement[by] Fred Durr.
    SeriesThe Intext series in economics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT321 .D94
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 201 p.
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5458309M
    ISBN 100700223355
    LC Control Number73160678

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