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6 edition of Downtown America found in the catalog.

Downtown America

A History of the Place and the People Who Made It (Historical Studies of Urban America)

by Alison Isenberg

  • 166 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social history,
  • Urban communities,
  • History,
  • Sociology,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Social Science / Sociology / Urban,
  • United States - General,
  • Central business districts,
  • Cities and towns,
  • City and town life,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9339119M
    ISBN 100226385086
    ISBN 109780226385082

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