Cities of the United States: The Midwest A Compilation of Current Information on Economic, Cultural, Geographic, and Social Conditions (Cities of the United States Vol 3 the Midwest) by Peggy Saari

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Published by Gale Group .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Geography,
  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • Reference works,
  • Geography Of The United States,
  • Sociology,
  • Reference,
  • USA,
  • Sociology - Urban

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Book details

ContributionsDiane L. Dupuis (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11317797M
ISBN 100810325039
ISBN 109780810325036

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