Cultures of the city
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Cultures of the city mediating identities in urban Latin/o America by Young, Richard A. Ph. D.

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Richard Young and Amanda Holmes
SeriesPitt Latin American series
LC ClassificationsHN110.5.A8 C85 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24411688M
ISBN 109780822961208
LC Control Number2010031725

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