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Prisoners of the American dream

Mike Davis

Prisoners of the American dream

politics and economy in the history of the US working class

by Mike Davis

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Working class,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Political activity,
  • Labor unions,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMike Davis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8076 .D34 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 381 pages
    Number of Pages381
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26966053M
    ISBN 101786635909
    ISBN 109781786635907
    OCLC/WorldCa1001450096

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