5 edition of Living in urban America found in the catalog.
Living in urban America
Carnegie-Mellon University. Social Studies Curriculum Center
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by the staff of the Social Studies Curriculum Center, Carnegie-Mellon University ; Edwin Fenton, general editor ; Anthony N. Penna, managing editor.|
|Contributions||Fenton, Edwin., Penna, Anthony N.|
|LC Classifications||HT123 .C37 1974|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 502 p. :|
|Number of Pages||502|
|LC Control Number||75330109|
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