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Published by Kendall/Hunt Pub. in Dubuque, Iowa .
Written in English



  • Hawaii


  • Japanese Americans -- Hawaii -- Ethnic relations.,
  • Japanese Americans -- Hawaii -- Social life and customs.,
  • Japanese Americans -- Hawaii -- History.,
  • Hawaii -- Ethnic relations.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Jonathan Y. Okamura.
ContributionsOkamura, Jonathan Y.
LC ClassificationsDU624.7.J3 J37 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 132 p. ;
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3958422M
ISBN 100787288519
LC Control Number2001093879

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