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Bomb the suburbs

William Upski Wimsatt

Bomb the suburbs

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Published by Soft Skull Press in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Radicalism -- United States.,
    • Subculture -- United States.,
    • Hip-hop -- United States.,
    • Rap (Music) -- History and criticism.,
    • Popular culture -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William Upski Wimsatt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN90.R3 W56 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination174 p. :
      Number of Pages174
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3965842M
      LC Control Number2001270801
      OCLC/WorldCa46677700


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