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The American urban system

a geographical perspective

by R. J. Johnston

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns -- United States.,
  • Capitalism -- United States.,
  • City planning -- United States.,
  • United States -- Economic conditions.,
  • United States -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementR.J. Johnston.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT123 .J62 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 348 p. :
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17765715M
    ISBN 100312031246, 0312031254

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