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The Jews in America four centuries of an uneasy encounter : a history by Arthur Hertzberg

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History,
  • Geschichte,
  • Ethnic relations,
  • Jews

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-399) and index.

StatementArthur Hertzberg
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE184.J5 H566 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination428 p. ;
Number of Pages428
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24972912M
ISBN 10067172505X
ISBN 109780671725051
OCLC/WorldCa24159612

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