Puerto Ricans by Jerome J. Aliotta

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Published by Chelsea House in New York .

Written in English

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  • United States


  • Puerto Ricans -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Puerto Rico -- Juvenile literature.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 104-105) and index.

Book details

StatementJerome J. Aliotta ; Sandra Stotsky, general editor.
SeriesThe immigrant experience
ContributionsStotsky, Sandra.
LC ClassificationsE184.P85 A55 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination110 p. :
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1278382M
ISBN 100791033600, 0791033821
LC Control Number95010125

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