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Life styles in the black ghetto

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English


  • African Americans -- Social conditions -- Case studies

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] William McCord [and others.
GenreCase studies.
ContributionsMcCord, William Maxwell, 1930-
LC ClassificationsE185.86 .L5
The Physical Object
Pagination334 p.
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5686468M
LC Control Number69018479

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