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Jewish civilization

the Jewish historical experience in a comparative perspective

by S. N. Eisenstadt

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- Civilization,
  • Jews -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-307) and index.

    StatementS.N. Eisenstadt.
    SeriesSUNY series in Israeli studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS117 .E37 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 314 p. ;
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1546301M
    ISBN 100791410951, 079141096X
    LC Control Number91025562

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