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Understanding Urban Government (AEI symposia ; 78-A)

by Bish

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by AEI Press,US .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Congresses,
  • Government advertising,
  • Advertising, Corrective,
  • Advertising, Public service

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8244996M
    ISBN 100844721204
    ISBN 109780844721200

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