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other America

Harrington, Michael

other America

poverty in the United States

by Harrington, Michael

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth [Eng.], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poor -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Harrington ; with a new introduction.
    SeriesPelican books
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 202 p. ;
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22047608M
    ISBN 100140213082

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Activist and writer Michael Harrington (–) published The Other America: Poverty in the United States in Read by President Kennedy and many others, this highly influential book argued that despite America’s apparent postwar prosperity, tens of millions of Americans were stuck in.

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