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Detroit as the people see it

Arthur William Kornhauser

Detroit as the people see it

a survey of attitudes in an industrial city

by Arthur William Kornhauser

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Detroit (Mich.),
  • Michigan,
  • Detroit.
    • Subjects:
    • Public opinion -- Michigan -- Detroit.,
    • Social surveys -- Michigan -- Detroit.,
    • Detroit (Mich.) -- Social conditions -- Public opinion.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the ed. published by Wayne University Press, Detroit.

      StatementArthur Kornhauser.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN80.D6 K67 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 221 p. :
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4901625M
      ISBN 100837192994
      LC Control Number76046362


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Detroit as the people see it by Arthur William Kornhauser Download PDF EPUB FB2

Detroit is full of righteous anger and heartbreaking details. It's also funny as hell. Hunter S. Thompson would've loved every page of this book." —Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation and Reefer Madness "In Detroit: An American Autopsy, Charlie LeDuff brings alive the reality of our beloved city.

The city where I was shot at eight times during my twenty six year police by: Detroit as the people see it. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Arthur W Kornhauser.

Detroit as the people see it; a survey of attitudes in an industrial city. Detroit, Wayne University Press, [i.e. ] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Arthur W Kornhauser. Detroit: An American Autopsy is a combination of gritty reportage and personal memories punctuated with a vein of dark humor that tells the author's story of his attempt to understand what has happened to his city.

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