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Wales in America

Scranton and theWelsh, 1860-1920

by William D. Jones

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Published by University of Wales Press in Cardiff .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography, p.259-269. Includes index.

StatementWilliam D. Jones.
SeriesStudies in Welsh history
The Physical Object
Pagination280p. :
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16492796M
ISBN 100708312020

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