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The Court Jew A Contribution to the History of Absolutism in Europe (Judaica series) by Selma Stern

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Published by Transaction Publishers .
Written in English


  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • Jewish Studies,
  • History Of Jews,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Jews,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social Science / Jewish Studies,
  • Court Jews,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Germany

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8198365M
ISBN 100887380190
ISBN 109780887380198

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