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In search of Jewish community Jewish identities in Germany and Austria, 1918-1933

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Published by Indiana University press in Bloomington .
Written in English



  • Germany,
  • Austria


  • Jews -- Germany -- Social conditions -- Congresses,
  • Judaism -- Germany -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses,
  • Jews -- Austria -- Social conditions -- Congresses,
  • Germany -- Social conditions -- 1918-1933 -- Congresses,
  • Austria -- History -- 1918-1938 -- Congresses,
  • Germany -- Ethnic relations -- Congresses,
  • Austria -- Ethnic relations -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Michael Brenner and Derek J. Penslar.
ContributionsBrenner, Michael., Penslar, Derek Jonathan.
LC ClassificationsDS135.G33 I42 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 251 p. ;
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL349079M
ISBN 100253334276, 0253212243
LC Control Number98008304

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