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Tradition and change in a Japanese American community

John W. Connor

Tradition and change in a Japanese American community

by John W. Connor

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Published by Nelson-Hall in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japanese Americans -- California -- Sacramento.,
  • Acculturation.,
  • Sacramento, Calif. -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John W. Connor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF869.S12 C68, F869S12 C68
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 356 p.
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19564721M

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