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Published by Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois in [Urbana] .
Written in English


  • United States. -- National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders.,
  • Riots -- United States.,
  • United States -- Race relations.

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Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Philip Meranto.
SeriesUniversity of Illinois bulletin -- v. 67, no. 121.
ContributionsMeranto, Philip J.
LC ClassificationsHV6477 .A9 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination178 p.
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14100377M
LC Control Number80508818

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