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Asian Americans; an agenda for action

United States Commission on Civil Rights. New York State Advisory Committee.

Asian Americans; an agenda for action

a conference summary

by United States Commission on Civil Rights. New York State Advisory Committee.

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Published by Commission on Civil Rights : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian Americans -- New York (State),
  • New York (State) -- Race relations.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementa summary report prepared by the New York State Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 53 p. :
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17820151M

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Asian Americans; an agenda for action by United States Commission on Civil Rights. New York State Advisory Committee. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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