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Detroit Images Photographs of the Renaissance City (Great Lakes Books Series) by John J. Bukowczyk

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Published by Wayne State Univ Pr (T) .
Written in English


  • Local history,
  • USA,
  • U.S. Local History - Old Northwest States,
  • Detroit (Mich.),
  • Pictorial works,
  • Photo Essays

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsPeter Slavcheff (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11353049M
ISBN 100814319653
ISBN 109780814319659

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