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Trials of the diaspora a history of anti-semitism in England by Anthony Julius

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Jewish diaspora,
  • Jews,
  • Social conditions,
  • Antisemitism,
  • Ethnic relations,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAnthony Julius
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS146.G7 J85 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationlxii, 827 p. ;
Number of Pages827
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25386136M
ISBN 109780199600724
LC Control Number2012374434

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