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The American Jews portrait of a split personality by James Yaffe

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Published by Paperback Library in New York .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJames Yaffe
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE184.J5 Y3 1969
The Physical Object
Pagination382 p. ;
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24375409M
OCLC/WorldCa3068121

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