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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Middle East.

Subjects:

  • Jews -- Middle East

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Hayyim J. Cohen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS135.L4 C6413
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 213 p.
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5417124M
ISBN 100470164247
LC Control Number73009236

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