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Jewish thought as a factor in civilization.

Leon Roth

Jewish thought as a factor in civilization.

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Published by UNESCO in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- Influence,
  • Civilization -- Jewish influences

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Race question and modern thought
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM537 .R6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p.
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6157350M
    LC Control Number54011645
    OCLC/WorldCa1029297

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — Author: L. Roth. It is not the least of the injustices committed by the West towards the Jews that it has forgotten their contribution to that intellectual and moral heritage of mankind which we regard as the very essence of our civilization.

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