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Scandinavian immigrant literature

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Published by Boise State University in Boise, Idaho .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Scandinavian literature -- West (U.S.) -- History and criticism.,
    • Scandinavian-American literature -- History and criticism.,
    • Scandinavian Americans -- West (U.S.) -- Intellectual life.,
    • Scandinavian Americans in literature.,
    • Immigrants and literature.,
    • Immigrants in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 49-52.

      Statementby Christer Lennart Mossberg.
      SeriesBoise State University western writers series ;, no. 47
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPT7048 .M68 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination52 p. ;
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3789428M
      ISBN 100884300714
      LC Control Number81067301


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