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The great Jewish books and their influence on history

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Published by Washington Square Press, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Samuel Caplan and Harold U. Ribalow; introd. by Ludwig Lewisohn
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LC ClassificationsBM40 .C27
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24398655M
OCLC/WorldCa1041679


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