Encyclopedia of American immigration

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Published by Sharpe Reference in Armonk, N.Y .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Immigrants -- United States -- Encyclopedias.,
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Encyclopedias.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementJames Ciment, editor.
GenreEncyclopedias.
ContributionsCiment, James.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJV6465 .E53 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination4 v. (xix, 1576, 42 p.) :
Number of Pages1576
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22367153M
ISBN 100765680289

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