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Jewish theatre tradition in transition and intercultural vistas by

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Published by Assaph Books in Tel Aviv .
Written in English


  • Jewish theater -- History

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[edited by] Ahuva Belkin.
SeriesAssaph book series
ContributionsBelkin, Ahuva.
LC ClassificationsPN3035 .B45 2008 PLEASE reCutter under the letter J+
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p. ;
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24047474M
ISBN 109659062516
ISBN 109789659062515
LC Control Number2009465485

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