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The politics of States and urban communities

Hugh L. LeBlanc

The politics of States and urban communities

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • State governments,
  • Local government -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Hugh L. LeBlanc [and] D. Trudeau Allensworth.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 469 p.
    Number of Pages469
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23251703M
    ISBN 100060438851

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