case for the chosen people by W. Gunther Plaut

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, NY .

Written in English

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  • Judaism.

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Statementby W. Gunther Plaut.
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LC ClassificationsBM561 .P55
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Paginationviii, 205 p.
Number of Pages205
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Open LibraryOL21083358M
LC Control Number65-19869

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