The world of transnational Asian Americans

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Statementedited by Daizaburo Yui
ContributionsYui, Daizaburō, 1945-
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LC ClassificationsE184.A75 I58 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 210 p. :
Number of Pages210
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Open LibraryOL24498121M
ISBN 10490151704X
ISBN 109784901517041
LC Control Number2010446384
OCLC/WorldCa67997092

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