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In praise of Yiddish.

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Published by Cowles in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yiddish language.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ5113 .S2 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 283 p.
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5447704M
    ISBN 100402120841
    LC Control Number73144347
    OCLC/WorldCa141008


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