American property tax: its history, administration, and economic impact
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Published in [Claremont? Calif .
Written in English


  • Property tax -- United States.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] George C. S. Benson [and others]
ContributionsBenson, George Charles Sumner, 1908-
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 198p.
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14349367M

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