Social history in perspective by Donald M. MacRaild

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .

Written in English

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  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Irish,
  • Ethnic relations,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementDonald M. MacRaild
LC ClassificationsDA125.I7 M36 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25002110M
ISBN 109780230240292
LC Control Number2010053350

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