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Jews in business and their representation in German literature, 1827-1934

John Ward

Jews in business and their representation in German literature, 1827-1934

by John Ward

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Published by Peter Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • German literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • German literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Jews in literature,
  • Businessmen in literature,
  • Antisemitism in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Ward.
    SeriesBritish and Irish studies in German language and literature -- v. 53
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT749.J4 .W37 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24124087M
    ISBN 109783034301268
    LC Control Number2010009559


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