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Someplace like America tales from the new Great Depression by Dale Maharidge

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Case studies,
  • Poverty,
  • Working poor,
  • Social conditions,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Unemployed,
  • Working class

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 234-244).

StatementDale Maharidge ; photographs by Michael S. Williamson ; with a foreword by Bruce Springsteen
ContributionsWilliamson, Michael, 1957-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8072.5 .M33 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 244 p., [72] p. of plates :
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24882060M
ISBN 109780520262478
LC Control Number2010053750

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