Hebraic contributions to American life
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Hebraic contributions to American life by Abraham Isaac Katsh

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Published by New York university bookstore in New York, N.Y .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Bible -- Influence,
  • Literature, Comparative -- English and Hebrew,
  • Literature, Comparative -- Hebrew and English,
  • United States -- Civilization

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Edition Notes

Statementby Abraham I. Katsh...
LC ClassificationsE169.1 .K33
The Physical Object
Paginationv, [1], 79 p.
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL184122M
LC Control Numbera 42004815

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