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An American town

An American town

a sociological study.

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Published by [J. Kempster] in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social problems.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 13544.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination251 p.
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17546830M

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