Urban Life and Society by Harry Gold

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Published by Prentice Hall .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Urban communities,
  • Social Science,
  • Textbooks,
  • Sociology,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Cities and towns,
  • Sociology, Urban

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages414
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10074584M
ISBN 100130216054
ISBN 109780130216052

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