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Being Arab

Paul Eid

Being Arab

ethnic and religious identity building among second generation youth in Montreal

by Paul Eid

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal, QC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPaul Eid.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 255 p. ;
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22757770M
ISBN 109780773532212


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