social-sciences books
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  • Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea
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    Pages : 304

    by: Mitchell Duneier

    Publisher: pFarrar, Straus and Giroux

    Book Description

    How communities—especially in the United States—created, ostracized, and condemned the idea and reality of the ghetto.

    For more than 500 years, urban societies have found ways to coerce, compel, and otherwise force perceived ... more

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    2016-04-19

    ISBN-10: 0374161801

    ISBN-13: 9780374161804

    Language: English

  • The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture
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    Pages : 528

    by: Pamela Haag

    Publisher: pBasic Books

    Book Description

    An examination of the controversial realm of American gun culture through the perspective of gun manufacturers, with an emphasis on the Winchester Repeating Arms Company.

    Historian Haag (Marriage Confidential: The Post-Romantic ... more

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    2016-04-19

    ISBN-10: 0465048951

    ISBN-13: 9780465048953

    Language: English