university and the urban challenge

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U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, HUD USER, [distributor , Washington, D.C, Rockville, MD
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StatementHenry G. Cisneros.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development., Aspen Systems Corporation.
LC ClassificationsLB2328.4.U6 C57 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 23 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL878929M
LC Control Number95166091

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