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Housing under capitalism

Sydney Hill

Housing under capitalism

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Published by International Pamphlets in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Sidney Hill.
SeriesInternational pamphlets -- no.46
The Physical Object
Pagination39p. ;
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20269064M


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