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Jewish Life After the USSR

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Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English


  • European history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Jewish studies,
  • History,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • Religion,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • Jewish - General,
  • 20th century,
  • Identity,
  • Jews,
  • Politics and government,
  • Russia,
  • Social conditions

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsZvi Gitelman (Editor), Musya Glants (Editor), Marshall I. Goldman (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9590848M
ISBN 100253215560
ISBN 109780253215567

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