4 edition of Jews. found in the catalog.
1970 by Schocken,N.Y. .
Written in English
|Contributions||Finkelstein, Louis, (Ed.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||lC8.xvi,556. 6M. 4e.|
|Number of Pages||556|
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