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The Irish community in Britain

Mary J. Hickman

The Irish community in Britain

myth or reality?

by Mary J. Hickman

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Published by University of North London Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At foot of title page: University of North London Irish Studies Centre.

StatementMary J. Hickman.
SeriesIrish Studies Centre occasional papers series -- no.8
ContributionsUniversity of North London. Irish Studies Centre.
The Physical Object
Pagination18p. ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22451288M
ISBN 101853772100
OCLC/WorldCa35159571

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