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Urban social structure.

James M. Beshers

Urban social structure.

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Published by Free Press of Glencoe in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns.,
  • Cities and towns -- United States.,
  • Sociology -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT151 .B44
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p.
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17756019M


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