3 edition of Building the twentieth century public works machine found in the catalog.
Building the twentieth century public works machine
by Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, State University of New York in Albany, NY
Written in English
|Statement||Jon J. Lines, Ellen C. Parker, David C. Perry.|
|Series||Rockefeller Institute reprints -- no. 22|
|Contributions||Parker, Ellen C., Perry, David C., Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||23|
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