The world of the blue-collar worker. by Irving Howe

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Published by Quadrangle Books in [New York] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Working class -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementEdited with an introd. by Irving Howe.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8072 .H88 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination316 p.
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4585544M
ISBN 100812902513
LC Control Number77190132

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