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Imagined Homes Soviet German Immigrants in Two Cities (Studies in Immigration and Culture) by Hans Werner

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Published by Michigan State University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Canada - Pre-Confederation (to 1867),
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Canada - General,
  • History,
  • Sociology,
  • History: World

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11264971M
ISBN 100887557015
ISBN 109780887557019

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