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The myth and reality of our urban problems

Raymond Vernon

The myth and reality of our urban problems

by Raymond Vernon

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Cities and towns -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRaymond Vernon.
      SeriesPublication / Joint Center for Urban Studies of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, Publication of the Joint Center for Urban Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT151 .V4 1966
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 90 p. :
      Number of Pages90
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5985805M
      LC Control Number66015651
      OCLC/WorldCa261181

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