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Published by School of Law, Duke University in [Durham, N. C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Housing -- United States.,
  • City planning -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    SeriesLaw and contemporary problems -- v. 1, no. 2, March, 1934.
    ContributionsDuke University. School of Law.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [135]-256
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14139273M
    LC Control Number34040466


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