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Jewish woman in contemporary society transitions and traditions by Adrienne Baker

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English


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StatementAdrienne Baker ; preface by Susie Orbach.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,234p.
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14999723M
ISBN 100333537610

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