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Judaism Within Modernity

Essays on Jewish History and Religion

by Michael A. Meyer

  • 309 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Wayne State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish studies,
  • Modernism,
  • History Of Judaism,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Judaism - History,
  • Historiography,
  • History,
  • Jews,
  • Judaism,
  • Modern period, 1750-

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages411
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11353239M
    ISBN 100814328741
    ISBN 109780814328743


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