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The politics of urban planning by Johnson, William C.

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Published by Paragon House in New York .
Written in



  • United States.


  • City planning -- United States.,
  • Urban policy -- United States.,
  • City planning -- Political aspects -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementWilliam C. Johnson.
LC ClassificationsHT167 .J55 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 273 p. :
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2045511M
ISBN 101557780544, 1557781907
LC Control Number88022539

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