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The port of Milwaukee an economic review by Eric Schenker

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison .
Written in English



  • Milwaukee (Wis.)


  • Milwaukee (Wis.) -- Harbor.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 206-209.

Statement[by] Eric Schenker. With the collaboration of John Weicher and John Wilson.
LC ClassificationsHE554.M5 S3
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 212 p.
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5536722M
LC Control Number67013553

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