Heart disease, cancer, and stroke in Chicago

a geographic analysis with facilities, plans for 1980 by George F. Pyle

Publisher: Dept. of Geography, University of Chicago in [Chicago]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 292 Downloads: 935
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Statementby Gerald F. Pyle.
SeriesResearch paper / University of Chicago, Dept. of Geography ;, no. 134, Research paper (University of Chicago. Dept. of Geography) ;, no. 134.
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 40093 (H)
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 292 p.
Number of Pages292
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Open LibraryOL2162187M
LC Control Number88893439

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