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13 edition of Japanese American celebration and conflict found in the catalog.

Japanese American celebration and conflict

a history of ethnic identity and festival, 1934-1990

by Lon Kurashige

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Los Angeles (Calif.),
  • California,
  • Los Angeles,
  • Los Angeles.
    • Subjects:
    • Japanese Americans -- California -- Los Angeles -- Social life and customs -- 20th century,
    • Japanese Americans -- California -- Los Angeles -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
    • Japanese Americans -- Ethnic identity -- California -- Los Angeles,
    • Ethnic festivals -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century,
    • Citizens" associations -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century,
    • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Ethnic relations,
    • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century,
    • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
    • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Ethnic relations,
    • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century,
    • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-263) and index.

      StatementLon Kurashige.
      SeriesAmerican crossroads ;, 8
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF869.L89 J338 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 274 p. :
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3939480M
      ISBN 100520227425, 0520227433
      LC Control Number2001006510
      OCLC/WorldCa48376034


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