From sun cities to the villages
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From sun cities to the villages a history of active adult, age-restricted communities by Judith Ann Trolander

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
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  • Retirement communities,
  • Cities and towns,
  • History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-340) and index.

StatementJudith Ann Trolander
SeriesSunbelt studies
LC ClassificationsHQ1063.2.U6 T76 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 352 p., [14] p. of plates ;
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24893548M
ISBN 100813036046
ISBN 109780813036045
LC Control Number2010054036

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