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Mexican-Americans in the United States: a reader

John H. Burma

Mexican-Americans in the United States: a reader

by John H. Burma

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Published by Schenkman Pub. Co.; distributed by Canfield Press in [Cambridge, Mass.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mexicans -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby John H. Burma.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.M5 B78
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 487 p.
    Number of Pages487
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14712531M


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