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Racial politics and urban planning

Gary, Indiana, 1980-1989

by Robert A. Catlin

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Gary (Ind.),
  • Indiana,
  • Gary.
    • Subjects:
    • Hatcher, Richard G., 1933-,
    • City planning -- Indiana -- Gary.,
    • Gary (Ind.) -- Politics and government.,
    • Gary (Ind.) -- Race relations -- Political aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [216]-229) and index.

      StatementRobert A. Catlin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT168.G37 C38 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 241 p. :
      Number of Pages241
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1737844M
      ISBN 100813117984
      LC Control Number92043016

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