4 edition of Jewish history in modern times found in the catalog.
1995 by Sussex Academic Press, Distributed in the US by International Specialized Book Services in Brighton, UK, Portland, Ore .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||DS125 .G613 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 210 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||210|
|LC Control Number||95234253|
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