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Ethnic life writing and histories

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Published by Lit in Berlin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnic groups in literature.,
  • Ethnic relations in literature.,
  • Ethnicity in literature.,
  • Literature -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.,
  • Minorities -- Biography -- History and criticism.,
  • Minorities in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRocío G. Davis, Jaume Aurell, Ana Beatriz Delgado (eds.).
    SeriesContributions to Asian American literary studies -- v. 4
    ContributionsDavis, Rocio G., Aurell i Cardona, Jaume., Delgado, Ana Beatriz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN98.E8 E84 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18848904M
    ISBN 103825802574
    ISBN 109783825802578

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