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Published by Jewish Publication Society of America in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Jews -- Lithuania -- Vilnius -- History.,
  • Vilnius (Lithuania) -- Ethnic relations.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesHistory of Jews in Vilna.
SeriesJewish communities series
LC ClassificationsDS135.R93 V5
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 531 p.
Number of Pages531
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16002506M

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