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Jewish identity a social psychological perspective by Simon N. Herman

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Published by Sage Publications in Beverly Hills, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Israel

Subjects:

  • Jews -- Identity.,
  • Jews -- Israel -- Identity.,
  • Jews -- Politics and government -- 1948-

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSimon N. Herman ; foreword by Herbert C. Kelman.
SeriesSage library of social research ; # 48
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS143 .H34
The Physical Object
Pagination263 p. ;
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4541804M
ISBN 100803908741, 080390875X
LC Control Number77008605

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