Australia"s Italians
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Published by Allen & Unwin in North Sydney .
Written in English



  • Australia,
  • Australia.


  • Italians -- Australia -- Social life and customs.,
  • Italians -- Australia -- Intellectual life.,
  • Italians -- Australia -- Ethnic identity.,
  • Italians -- Cultural assimilation -- Australia.,
  • Australia -- Ethnic relations.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 236-252) and index.

Statementedited by Stephen Castles ... [et al.].
ContributionsCastles, Stephen.
LC ClassificationsDU122.I8 A98 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 261 p. :
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1457081M
ISBN 101863731709
LC Control Number93112180

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