Economic history of the Jews in England by Harold Pollins

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Associated University Presses in Rutherford [N.J.], London .

Written in English

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StatementHarold Pollins.
SeriesThe Littman library of Jewish civilization, Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
LC ClassificationsDS135.E5 P64 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination339 p. ;
Number of Pages339
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4123244M
ISBN 100838630332
LC Control Number80070683

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