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Published by Palgrave in association with Jewish Historical Institute in Basingstoke .
Written in English


  • International Jewish Labor Bund -- History.,
  • Jews -- Politics and government.,
  • Socialism and Judaism.,
  • Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government.,
  • Poland -- Politics and government -- 1918-1945.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Jack Jacobs ; foreword by Feliks Tych.
ContributionsJacobs, Jack Lester, 1953-, Zydowski Instytut Historyczny--Instytut Naukowo-Badawczy.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 284 p. :
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21104344M
ISBN 10033375462X

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