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Published by Pandanus Books in Canberra, ACT .
Written in English



  • Australia,
  • Australia.


  • Hmong (Asian people) -- Australia -- Social life and customs.,
  • Hmong (Asian people) -- Cultural assimilation -- Australia.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-205) and index.

Statementedited by Nicholas Tapp and Gary Yia Lee.
ContributionsTapp, Nicholas., Lee, G. Y.
LC ClassificationsDU122.H66 H58 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination217 p. :
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3356381M
ISBN 101740760417
LC Control Number2004396479

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