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How Detroit changed history

Nelson Bolan

How Detroit changed history

by Nelson Bolan

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Published by Brunswick in Lawrenceville, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Michigan,
  • Detroit
    • Subjects:
    • Automobile industry and trade -- United States -- History.,
    • Automobile industry and trade -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History.,
    • Automobiles -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 246.

      StatementNelson Bolan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9710.U52 B55 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 246 p. :
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2412822M
      ISBN 101556180187
      LC Control Number87070325

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