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Welsh in America letters from the immigrants. by Alan Conway

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Welsh -- United States.,
  • United States -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 330-332.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsE184.W4 C6
The Physical Object
Pagination341 p.
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5821471M
LC Control Number61007724
OCLC/WorldCa423734

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