Jews and Europe in the Twenty-First Century

Thinking Jewish (Parkes-Wiener Series on Jewish Studies) by Nick Lambert

Publisher: Vallentine Mitchell

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Subjects:

  • Jewish Studies,
  • Social Science,
  • 21st century,
  • Europe,
  • Identity,
  • Jews,
  • Social conditions,
  • Sociology

Edition Notes

ContributionsDavid Cesarani (Foreword)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11606031M
ISBN 100853037612
ISBN 109780853037613

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