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Wealth and power in America

Gabriel Kolko

Wealth and power in America

an analysis of social class and income distribution

by Gabriel Kolko

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Published by Praeger Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Income -- United States,
  • Wealth -- United States,
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1945-,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGabriel Kolko.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 178 p. ;
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13576584M
    OCLC/WorldCa4295810

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