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Mapping decline St. Louis and the fate of the American city by Colin Gordon

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia, Penna .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Inner cities -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- History -- 20th century,
  • Urban renewal -- Missouri -- Saint Louis,
  • Slums -- Missouri -- Saint Louis,
  • African Americans -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
  • Poor -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
  • Saint Louis (Mo.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementColin Gordon.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN80.S2 G67 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16698915M
ISBN 109780812240702
LC Control Number2008010809

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