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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, Md .
Written in English



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  • Jews -- United States -- Politics and government.,
  • Jews in public life -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Jewish judges -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Statementgeneral editor, L. Sandy Maisel ; project director and editor, Ira N. Forman ; associate editors, Donald Altschiller, Charles W. Bassett.
ContributionsMaisel, Louis Sandy, 1945-, Forman, Ira N., Altschiller, Donald., Bassett, Charles Walker, 1932-
LC ClassificationsE184.36.P64 J49 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 506 p. :
Number of Pages506
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3941510M
ISBN 100742501817
LC Control Number2001019219

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