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Immigration and American history

University of Minnesota.

Immigration and American history

essays in honor of Theodore C. Blegen

by University of Minnesota.

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blegen, Theodore Christian, -- 1891-1969.,
  • Immigrants in literature.,
  • Immigrants -- United States.,
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration.,
  • United States -- Civilization.,
  • United States -- Foreign public opinion.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Henry Steele Commager.
    ContributionsCommager, Henry Steele, 1902-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.A1 M54
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 166 p.
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17760750M


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