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5 edition of Detroit in its world setting found in the catalog.

Detroit in its world setting

a three hundred year chronology, 1701-2001

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Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Detroit (Mich.)
    • Subjects:
    • Detroit (Mich.) -- History -- Chronology.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by David Lee Poremba.
      GenreChronology.
      SeriesGreat Lakes books
      ContributionsPoremba, David Lee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF574.D457 D49 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 399 p. :
      Number of Pages399
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6777279M
      ISBN 100814328709
      LC Control Number00011565

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