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Life in capitalist America

private profit and social decay

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Published by Pathfinder Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Social problems.,
    • Social justice.,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementStephanie Coontz ... [et al.].
      ContributionsCoontz, Stephanie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN65 .L46
      The Physical Object
      Pagination285 p. :
      Number of Pages285
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5052477M
      ISBN 100873484061, 087348407X
      LC Control Number74014164

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