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Learning capitalist culture

Douglas E. Foley

Learning capitalist culture

deep in the heart of tejas

by Douglas E. Foley

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDouglas E. Foley
SeriesContemporary ethnography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF395.M5 F65 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24488851M
ISBN 109780812220988
LC Control Number2009044831
OCLC/WorldCa461631692


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