East Indian immigration into Canada, 1905-1973
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Published by Pakistan Study Centre, University of the Punjab in Lahore .
Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 569-584).

StatementF.M. Bhatti ; [edited, S. Qalb-i-Abid].
ContributionsQalb-i-Abid, S., University of the Punjab. Pakistan Study Centre.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 584 p. ;
Number of Pages584
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16821636M
ISBN 109789698181048
LC Control Number2008310134

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