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The Death of an American Jewish Community

A Tragedy of Good Intentions

by Hillel Levine

  • 5 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Free Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnic Sociology,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • United States - State & Local,
  • Black studies,
  • Jewish studies,
  • Multicultural studies,
  • Social issues,
  • USA,
  • African Americans,
  • Boston,
  • History,
  • Housing,
  • Jews,
  • Massachusetts

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9224723M
    ISBN 100029138655
    ISBN 109780029138656

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