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social history of 20th century urban riots

James N. Upton

social history of 20th century urban riots

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Published by Wyndham Hall Press in Bristol, IN, U.S.A .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Violence -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Riots -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 65-72.

      Other titlesSocial history of twentieth century urban riots.
      StatementJames N. Upton ; foreword by William E. Nelson, Jr. ; preface by Randall B. Ripley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN90.V5 U67 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 73 p. ;
      Number of Pages73
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2481642M
      ISBN 100932269206
      LC Control Number87401839


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