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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Italian Americans.,
  • Americanization.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPhilip M. Rose.
SeriesThe Italian American experience
LC ClassificationsE184.I8
The Physical Object
Pagination155 p., (4) leaves of plates :
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21378812M
ISBN 100405064160

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