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Between justice and beauty : race, planning, and the failure of urban policy in Washington, D.C.

Author: Howard Gillette, Jr.
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the only American city under direct congressional control, Washington has served historically as a testing ground for federal policy initiatives. Well-intentioned efforts to introduce measures of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Gillette, Jr.
ISBN: 0812219589 9780812219586
OCLC Number: 70244159
Notes: Originally published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.
"Portions of chapter 8 appeared in an earlier version as 'A national workshop for urban policy: the metropolitanization of Washington, 1946-1968,' The public historian 7, no. 1 (1985), 7-27"--Title page verso.
Description: xiii, 297 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Howard Gillette, Jr.

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