The East Indians and the Pakistanis in America by Leona B. Bagai

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Published by Lerner Publications Co. in Minneapolis .

Written in English

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  • East Indian Americans -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Pakistani Americans -- Juvenile literature.,
  • East Indian Americans.,
  • Pakistani Americans.

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A survey of East Indians in America: the background of the early and modern immigrants, why they immigrated, and their unique contributions to their adopted country.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementLeona B. Bagai.
SeriesThe In America series
LC ClassificationsE184.E2 B3 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p. :
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5283925M
ISBN 100822502100
LC Control Number72002498

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