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Published by [Dept. of Sociology, University of Jyväskylä] in Jyväskylä .
Written in English



  • Finland.


  • Karelians -- Finland.,
  • Population transfers.,
  • Land settlement -- Finland.,
  • Social adjustment.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 370-376.

StatementFaina Jyrkilä.
SeriesPublications of the Department of Sociology, University of Jyväskylä,, nro. 24/1980
LC ClassificationsJV8192 .J97 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination376 p. :
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2881298M
ISBN 109516783732
LC Control Number84104384

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