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The imaginary Jew = Le juif imaginaire by Alain Finkielkraut

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France

Subjects:

  • Jews -- France -- Identity,
  • Jews -- Identity,
  • Israel and the diaspora,
  • France -- Ethnic relations

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-191) and index.

Other titlesJuif imaginaire.
Statementby Alain Finkielkraut ; translated by Kevin O"Neill and David Suchoff with an introduction by David Suchoff.
SeriesTexts and contexts ;, v. 9
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS135.F83 F56 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 201 p. ;
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1419391M
ISBN 100803219873
LC Control Number93029382

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