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People"s movements, people"s press the journalism of social justice movements by Bob Ostertag

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston, MA .
Written in English

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StatementBob Ostertag.
LC ClassificationsPN
The Physical Object
Pagination232 p. ;
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22732515M
ISBN 100807061646

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