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grandees

America"s Sephardic elite

by Stephen Birmingham

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Published by Syracuse University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Sephardim -- United States -- Biography,
    • Jews -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStephen Birmingham.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.J5 B552 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 368 p. :
      Number of Pages368
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1011560M
      ISBN 100815604599
      LC Control Number96052159


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