The Holocaust"s Ghost Writings on Art, Politics, Law and Education

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ContributionsF. C. DeCoste (Editor), Bernard Schwartz (Editor)
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Number of Pages592
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Open LibraryOL8211498M
ISBN 100888643373
ISBN 109780888643377

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