Sikh children in Britain

by Alan James

Publisher: published for the Institute of Race Relations by Oxford University Press in London, New York

Written in English
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Places:

  • England.

Subjects:

  • Sikhs in England,
  • Children -- England

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [105]-113.

Statement[by] Alan G. James.
ContributionsInstitute of Race Relations.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA125.S5 J35
The Physical Object
Pagination117 p.
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5095394M
ISBN 100192184091
LC Control Number74167109

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