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True American

Rosemary C. Salomone

True American

language, identity, and the education of immigrant children

by Rosemary C. Salomone

  • 257 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Immigrant children -- Education -- United States,
  • Immigrant children -- United States -- Language,
  • Immigrant children -- United States -- Ethnic identity,
  • Bilingual education -- United States,
  • Americanization,
  • United States -- Ethnic relations,
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRosemary C. Salomone.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC3731 .S24 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23697500M
    ISBN 109780674046528
    LC Control Number2009035780
    OCLC/WorldCa435711347

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