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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English



  • Morocco


  • Alliance israélite universelle.,
  • Jews -- Morocco -- History.,
  • Morocco -- Ethnic relations.

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Edition Notes

StatementMichael M. Laskier.
SeriesSUNY series in modern Jewish history, Pirsume ha-Makhon le-ḥeḳer ha-tefutsot
LC ClassificationsDS135.M8 L37 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 372 p. :
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3486328M
ISBN 100873956567, 0873956559
LC Control Number82005892

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