Spanish Harlem: Anatomy of Poverty

NY: Harper & Row, 1965. First. Hardcover. First edition. Cloth, 208 pps. with index. Sociological study of what, at the time of publication, was the poorest spot in the richest city in the world, New York's East (or "Spanish") Harlem. Populated mainly by Puerto Rican immigrants in a long line of minority inhabitants from the German and Irish to the Italians and Jews and later the blacks. The author, an NYU Professor of Sociology armed with a tape recorder, went to Spanish Harlem for two weeks research and wound up staying for two years. Fine (prev. own. sig. front fly) in bright dust jacket with minimal bumping at the head of the spine, otherwise fine. / Yes. Item #A4413D

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