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Published by Published for the American Economic Association by the Macmillan Company, S. Sonnenschein & Co. in New York, London .
Written in English



  • Boston (Mass.),
  • United States


  • Boston (Mass.) -- Foreign population,
  • United States -- Social sciences

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Statementby Frederick A. Bushee ...
SeriesAmerican Economic Association. Publications. 3d series,, v. 4, no. 2
LC ClassificationsF73.37 .B97
The Physical Object
Paginationvi p., 1 l., 171 p.
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6928583M
LC Control Number03014875

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group's percentage of the total population of Boston 1 non-Hispanic 2 excluding black and Asian Hispanics. Throughout these reports we will refer to several racial and ethnic groups, the definitions of which derive from those used by the US Census Bureau. In the interests of brevity and clarity we have combined several of the Census. Briefing Book: Demographic Profile of the Foreign-Born in Boston Brief History of Immigration Patterns- Boston, the State, and the Nation The immigrant population has always played a significant role in American history. The experience of foreign-born residents in the United States is closely linked with major urban areas. Dorchester (colloquially referred to as Dot) is a Boston neighborhood comprising more than 6 square miles (16 km 2) in the City of Boston, Massachusetts, United lfcmalta.comally, Dorchester was a separate town, founded by Puritans who emigrated in from Dorchester, Dorset, England to the Massachusetts Bay dissolved municipality, Boston's largest neighborhood by far, is often County: Suffolk. Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Ethnic Factors in the Population of Boston () at lfcmalta.comnd: Frederick Alexander Bushee.

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