Asian American family life and community

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Published by Garland in New York .

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  • Asian American families.,
  • Asian Americans -- Social conditions.,
  • Asian Americans -- Economic conditions.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementedited with introductions by Franklin Ng.
SeriesAsians in America ;, 2
ContributionsNg, Franklin, 1947-
LC ClassificationsE184.A75 A8275 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 288 p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL351455M
ISBN 100815326912
LC Control Number98010881

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