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Reform in New York City a study of urban progressivism by Augustus Cerillo

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English



  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York


  • Progressivism (United States politics) -- History -- Case studies.,
  • Urban policy -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Case studies.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions -- Case studies.

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Edition Notes

StatementAugustus Cerillo, Jr.
SeriesModern American history
LC ClassificationsHN80.N5 C45 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 240 p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1533158M
ISBN 100824018931
LC Control Number91010854

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