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The new American ghetto

by Camilo J. Vergara

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Inner cities -- United States -- Pictorial works

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-235).

      StatementCamilo José Vergara.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN57 .V47 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 235 p. :
      Number of Pages235
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1119415M
      ISBN 100813522099
      LC Control Number94045707

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