Arab Detroit from margin to mainstream

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Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Detroit (Mich.),
  • Michigan,
  • Detroit

Subjects:

  • Arab Americans -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Social conditions -- Miscellanea.,
  • Arab Americans -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Ethnic identity -- Miscellanea.,
  • Arab Americans -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Biography.,
  • Detroit (Mich.) -- Ethnic relations -- Miscellanea.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Nabeel Abraham and Andrew Shryock.
GenreMiscellanea., Biography.
SeriesGreat Lakes books
ContributionsAbraham, Nabeel., Shryock, Andrew.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF574.D49 A653 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination629 p. :
Number of Pages629
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL50418M
ISBN 100814328113, 0814328121
LC Control Number99054827

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