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Understanding Asian Americans

a curriculum resource guide

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Published by Neal-Schuman Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian Americans -- Study and teaching (Elementary)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [97]-163) and index.

    Statementcompiled and edited by Marjorie H. Li and Peter Li.
    ContributionsLi, Marjorie H., Li, Peter, 1935-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.O6 U5 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 186 p. :
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1854868M
    ISBN 101555700470
    LC Control Number90006670


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