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Five families; Mexican case studies in the culture of poverty.

Oscar Lewis

Five families; Mexican case studies in the culture of poverty.

by Oscar Lewis

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico
    • Subjects:
    • Family -- Mexico -- Case studies,
    • Mexico -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      StatementWith a foreword by Oliver La Farge.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ562 .L4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination351 p.
      Number of Pages351
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6273048M
      LC Control Number59010644

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Five Families: Mexican Case Studies in the Culture of Poverty; An Intimate and Objective Family Life in Mexico Today - A Dramatic Study of the Culture of Poverty Robinson, Marilynne Published by A Mentor Book/ Published by the New American Library/ The New American Library, Inc.

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One of the truly seminal works in modern cultural anthropology, Five Families is a dramatic and forceful account of the men, women, and children of five Mexican families and the. Culture of Poverty. BIBLIOGRAPHY.

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Five Families: Mexican Case Studies In The Culture Of Poverty / Edition 1 available in Paperback. Add to Wishlist. ISBN ISBN Pub. Date: 10/01/ Publisher: Basic Books.

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