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8 edition of Lives of Their Own found in the catalog.

Lives of Their Own

Blacks, Italians, and Poles in Pittsburgh, 1900-1960 (Working Class in American History)

by John Bodnar

  • 199 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local history,
  • Population & demography,
  • Social history,
  • USA,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Elements In The U.S. Population,
  • U.S. Local History - Middle Atlantic States,
  • 20th century,
  • African Americans,
  • History,
  • Italian Americans,
  • Minorities,
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Pittsburgh,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9568058M
    ISBN 100252008804
    ISBN 109780252008801

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