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Jewish Women

A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia

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Published by Jewish Publication Society of America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dictionaries of biography (Who"s Who),
  • Jewish studies,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Judaism - General,
  • Women,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPaula E. Hyman (Editor), Dalia Ofer (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatCD-ROM
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13113485M
    ISBN 109659093705
    ISBN 109789659093700


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