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Poverty in America proceedings of a national conference held at the University of California, Berkeley, February 26-28, 1965 by Conference on Poverty in America University of California, Berkeley 1965.

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Plainview, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

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

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Margaret S. Gordon.
SeriesEssay index reprint series
ContributionsGordon, Margaret S.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC110.P63 C64 1965
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 465 p. ;
Number of Pages465
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5193138M
ISBN 100518101975
LC Control Number75014254

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