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Published by Published for the Institute of East European Jewish Studies of the Philip W. Lown School of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies. Brandeis University, by Praeger in [New York] .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.


  • Minorities -- Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union -- Languages

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Edition Notes

ContributionsBrandeis University, Waltham, Mass. Institute of East European Jewish Studies.
LC ClassificationsDK33 .G62
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 351 p.
Number of Pages351
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5542550M
LC Control Number67020478

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