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Ethnicity and social structure

Irish, Germans, and native-born of Buffalo, N.Y., 1850-1860

by Laurence Admiral Glasco

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

  • Buffalo (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • Buffalo
    • Subjects:
    • Irish Americans -- New York (State) -- Buffalo -- Social conditions.,
    • German Americans -- New York (State) -- Buffalo -- Social conditions.,
    • Buffalo (N.Y.) -- Ethnic relations.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLaurence Admiral Glasco.
      SeriesAmerican ethnic groups
      LC ClassificationsF129.B819 I64 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 366 p. :
      Number of Pages366
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4092744M
      ISBN 100405134223
      LC Control Number80000859

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