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Published by Bangladesh Association for American Studies in Dhaka, Bangladesh .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Immigrants -- United States -- Congresses,
  • Immigrants in literature -- Congresses,
  • American literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses,
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Congresses

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About the Edition

Papers presented at a conference organized by Bangladesh Association for American Studies, September 28, 1991.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Niaz Zaman, Kamal Uddin Ahmed.
ContributionsZaman, Niaz., Ahmed, Kamal Uddin, 1941-, Bangladesh Association for American Studies.
LC ClassificationsJV6455 .M54 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p. :
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1058183M
LC Control Number93902661

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