Encyclopedia of American Jewish history
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Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English


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  • Jews -- United States -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Other titlesAmerican Jewish history
StatementStephen H. Norwood and Eunice G. Pollack, editors.
SeriesAmerican ethnic experience
ContributionsNorwood, Stephen H. 1951-, Pollack, Eunice G., ABC-Clio Information Services.
LC ClassificationsE184.35 .E53 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (775 p.) :
Number of Pages775
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23117236M
ISBN 101851096388
ISBN 109781851096381
LC Control Number2007013889

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