Jewish radicals and radical Jews by Percy S. Cohen

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Published by Published for the Institute of Jewish Affairs by Academic Press in London, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Jewish Communists.,
  • Communism.,
  • Radicalism.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementPercy S. Cohen.
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LC ClassificationsHX550.J4 C63
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 224 p. ;
Number of Pages224
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Open LibraryOL4116175M
ISBN 10012178780X
LC Control Number80041227

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