Social problems in America a source book by Alfred McClung Lee

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Published by H. Holt in New York .

Written in English

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  • United States

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  • Social problems.,
  • United States -- Social conditions.

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Statement[ed. by] Alfred McClung Lee and Elizabeth Briant Lee.
ContributionsLee, Elizabeth (Briant) joint ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN57 .L4
The Physical Object
Pagination741 p.
Number of Pages741
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6045203M
LC Control Number49002921
OCLC/WorldCa574662

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