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Middle Eastern lives in America

by Amir B. Marvasti

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Arab Americans -- Social conditions.,
    • Iranian Americans -- Social conditions.,
    • Arab Americans -- Interviews.,
    • Iranian Americans -- Interviews.,
    • Racism -- United States.,
    • Arab Americans -- Public opinion.,
    • Iranian Americans -- Public opinion.,
    • Public opinion -- United States.,
    • United States -- Ethnic relations.,
    • United States -- Race relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementAmir Marvasti and Karyn D. McKinney.
      GenreInterviews.
      SeriesPerspectives on a multiracial America series
      ContributionsMcKinney, Karyn D., 1969-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.A65 M37 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 169 p. ;
      Number of Pages169
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3295490M
      ISBN 100742519570, 0742519589
      LC Control Number2004017874

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