The Politics of San Antonio Community, Progress, and Power by David R. Johnson

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Published by University of Nebraska Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • U.S. Urban Politics And Problems,
  • Texas,
  • Political participation,
  • Politics and government,
  • San Antonio,
  • San Antonio (Tex.)

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7904879M
ISBN 100803211783
ISBN 109780803211780

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