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Poverty: yesterday and today. by Sidney Lens

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Published by Crowell in New York .
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  • United States


  • Poor -- United States -- History,
  • Economic assistance, Domestic -- United States -- History

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHC110.P6 L395
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 212 p.
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5414275M
ISBN 100690001827
LC Control Number73005860

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