Adoption of Oriental children by American white families
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Adoption of Oriental children by American white families an edited transcript of a symposium held under the auspices of International Social Service, on May 1, 1959. by International Social Service.

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Published by Child Welfare League of America in New York .
Written in English


  • Children -- Asia.,
  • Adoption -- United States

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHV875 I68 1959
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p.
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14677312M

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