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Immigrant women in the land of dollars life and culture on the Lower East Side, 1890-1925 by Elizabeth Ewen

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Published by Monthly Review Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York

Subjects:

  • Italian American women -- New York (State) -- New York -- History,
  • Jewish women -- New York (State) -- New York -- History,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementElizabeth Ewen.
SeriesNew feminist library
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF128.9.I8 E83 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2534650M
ISBN 100853456828, 085345681X
LC Control Number85015408

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