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burden of poverty by Frank G. Mittelbach

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Published by Division of Research, Graduate School of Business Administration, University of California in Los Angeles .
Written in English



  • Southwestern States


  • Mexican Americans -- Southwestern States -- Economic conditions.,
  • Poverty.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Frank G. Mittelbach and Grace Marshall.
SeriesMexican-American Study Project. Advance report,, 5
ContributionsMarshall, Grace, joint author.
LC ClassificationsE184.M5 C3 no. 5
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 65 p.
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6010684M
LC Control Number66065160

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