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Political cohesion of American Jews in American politics

M. S. El Azhary

Political cohesion of American Jews in American politics

a reappraisal of their role in Presidential elections

by M. S. El Azhary

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Published by University Press of America in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- United States -- Politics and government.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Election.,
    • United States -- Ethnic relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementM. S. El Azhary.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.J5 E393
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 58 p. ;
      Number of Pages58
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4094064M
      ISBN 100819110787
      LC Control Number80005317
      OCLC/WorldCa6199736

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