The Jews in nineteenth-century France from the French Revolution to the Alliance israélite universelle by Michael Graetz

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford .

Written in English

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  • France

Subjects:

  • Alliance israélite universelle.,
  • Jews -- France -- History -- 19th century.,
  • France -- Ethnic relations.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-331) and index.

Book details

StatementMichael Graetz ; translated by Jane Marie Todd.
SeriesStanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS135.F83 G6813 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 340 p. ;
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL794553M
ISBN 100804725713
LC Control Number95030357

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