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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Jews -- Identity.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by David Theo Goldberg and Michael Krausz.
ContributionsGoldberg, David Theo., Krausz, Michael.
LC ClassificationsDS143 .J456 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 344 p. ;
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1727558M
ISBN 101566390397, 1566390400
LC Control Number92031754

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