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Immigrants on the land

agriculture, rural life, and small towns
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Garland Pub. , New York
Immigrants -- United States., Agriculture -- Social aspects -- United States., United States -- Rural conditions., United States -- Ethnic relat

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United States, United St

Statementedited by George E. Pozzetta.
SeriesAmerican immigration & ethnicity ;, v. 4
ContributionsPozzetta, George E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN57 .I45 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 396 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1887954M
ISBN 100824074041
LC Control Number90049262

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