TITLE

Class conscious

AUTHOR(S)
Martin, Andrew
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
New Statesman;06/21/99, Vol. 128 Issue 4441, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Ponders on the act of giving money to beggars in Great Britain. How people view and deal with beggars; Spiritual implications of seeing beggars everywhere.
ACCESSION #
1974898

 

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