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Chicago"s politics and society

Vernon Simpson

Chicago"s politics and society

a selected bibliography [by] Vernon Simpson [and] David Scott.

by Vernon Simpson

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Published by Center for Governmental Studies in DeKalb, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chicago (Ill.) -- Politics and government -- Bibliography,
  • Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsScott, David William, 1936-,, Illinois. Northern Illinois University, De Kalb. Center for Governmental Studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1278 C5 S5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79p.
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21853968M

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