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Published by Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest in association with University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Northwest, Pacific,
  • British Columbia

Subjects:

  • Japanese Americans -- Northwest, Pacific -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.,
  • Japanese -- British Columbia -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.,
  • Japanese Americans -- Northwest, Pacific -- Ethnic identity -- Congresses.,
  • Japanese -- British Columbia -- Ethnic identity -- Congresses.,
  • Immigrants -- Northwest, Pacific -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.,
  • Regionalism -- Northwest, Pacific -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.,
  • Northwest, Pacific -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.,
  • Northwest, Pacific -- Ethnic relations -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Louis Fiset and Gail M. Nomura.
GenreCongresses.
SeriesThe Emil and Kathleen Sick lecture-book series in western history and biography ;, 11
ContributionsFiset, Louis., Nomura, Gail M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF855.2.J3 N55 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 348 p. :
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3296753M
ISBN 100295984619
LC Control Number2004021217

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