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Vietnamese Americans patterns of resettlement and socioeconomic adaptation in the United States by Darrel Montero

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
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Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.,
  • Vietnam.

Subjects:

  • Vietnamese in the United States.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Refugees.,
  • Refugees -- United States.,
  • Refugees -- Vietnam.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 209-218.

StatementDarrel Montero ; foreword by Chau Kim Nhan.
SeriesA Westview replica edition
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE184.V53 M66
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 218 p. ;
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4417674M
ISBN 100891582649
LC Control Number79021771

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