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Political crisis, fiscal crisis the collapse and revival of New York City by Martin Shefter

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English



  • New York (State),
  • New York.


  • Finance, Public -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Default (Finance) -- New York (State) -- New York

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Edition Notes

StatementMartin Shefter.
LC ClassificationsHJ9289.N4 S54 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 270 p. ;
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2868052M
ISBN 100465058752
LC Control Number84045315

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