The Rape of the powerless

a symposium at the Atlanta University Center.
  • 207 Pages
  • 1.37 MB
  • English

Gordon and Breach , New York
Social conflict -- United States -- Congresses, Social problems -- Congresses, United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980 -- Congr


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StatementAuthors: Ralph Nader [and others] Editor: William Osborne.
ContributionsNader, Ralph., Osborne, William, ed.
LC ClassificationsHN53 .R34
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 207 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5702126M
ISBN 100677147201
LC Control Number70132043

Rape of the powerless. New York, Gordon and Breach [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Nader; William Osborne. There is one small spot of discoloration to the spine of the dust jacket.

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