A nation of immigrants by John F. Kennedy

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Published in New York : Harper and Row .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Immigrants -- United States,
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 138-147.

Book details

StatementJohn F. Kennedy.
SeriesPerennial library -- 202
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p., [16] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22112797M

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