Honolulu"s Japanese Americans in comparative perspective by TЕЌkei SЕ«ri KenkyЕ«jo (Tokyo, Japan). Research Committee on the Study of Japanese Americans in Honolulu, Hawaii

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Published by Research Committee on the Study of Honolulu Residents, Institute of Statistical Mathematics in Tokyo, Japan .

Written in English

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  • Japanese Americans -- Hawaii -- Honolulu

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Includes bibliographies.

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StatementResearch Committee on the Study of Japanese Americans in Honolulu, Hawaii.
SeriesMonograph / Research Committee on the Study of Honolulu Residents, the Institute of Statistical Mathematics -- 2, Monograph (Tōkei Sūri Kenkyūjo (Tokyo, Japan). Research Committee on the Study of Honolulu Residents) -- 2
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LC ClassificationsDU624.7J3 T59 1984
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Paginationiv, 265 p. :
Number of Pages265
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Open LibraryOL19622520M

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