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Urban anthropology in the United States

four cases : Chicano prisoners, Black families in Chicago, Portland longshoremen, Fun City

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Sociology, Urban -- Case studies,
    • Minorities -- United States -- Case studies,
    • Urban anthropology -- Case studies,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- Case studies

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by George and Louise Spindler.
      SeriesCase studies in cultural anthropology.
      ContributionsSpindler, George Dearborn., Spindler, Louise S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT123 .U732
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 504 p. ;
      Number of Pages504
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4548410M
      ISBN 100030397219
      LC Control Number77016671
      OCLC/WorldCa3414815

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