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The Jewish contribution to civilization

The Jewish contribution to civilization

reassessing an idea

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Published by The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization in Oxford, Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- Civilization,
  • Civilization, Modern -- Jewish influences,
  • Judaism -- Relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Jeremy Cohen and Richard I. Cohen.
    ContributionsCohen, Jeremy, 1953-, Cohen, Richard I.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS112 .J583 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17972617M
    ISBN 109781904113522
    LC Control Number2007021771


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