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Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups

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HARDCOVER

$230.50 • £184.95 • €207.50

ISBN 9780674375123

Publication Date: 10/10/1980

Short

1104 pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

87 maps, 116 tables

Belknap Press

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Certain to be the standard reference work, to which scholars and lay people alike are certain to turn for many years to come. There is literally no other work which approaches it in comprehensiveness. Even more impressive, however, is the quality of the articles. The editors should be congratulated.—Seymour Martin Lipset

This is a major work of scholarship, something that has never been attempted before. It will be an enduring monument to the foresight and large-mindedness of those responsible for its landmark publication. It will be something our grandchildren will thank us for.—Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Awards & Accolades

  • 1981 Waldo G. Leland Prize, American Historical Association
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