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4 edition of Chinese in American life found in the catalog.

Chinese in American life

some aspects of their history, status, problems, and contributions

by S. W. Kung

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Chinese -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby S. W. Kung.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.C5 K8 1973
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 352 p.
      Number of Pages352
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5413814M
      ISBN 100837168872
      LC Control Number73005268


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