2 edition of American Jewish visions and Israeli dilemmas found in the catalog.
American Jewish visions and Israeli dilemmas
Irving Louis Horowitz
by Middle East Studies Institute, Graduate School of International Studies, University of Miami (P.O. Box 248123, Coral Gables, FL 33124) in Coral Gables, FL
Written in English
|Statement||Irving Louis Horowitz.|
|Series||Reports and briefings series ;, vol. 1, no. 2 (June 1988), Reports and briefing series ;, vol. 1, no. 2.|
|LC Classifications||E184.J5 H66 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 22 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||22|
|LC Control Number||88210499|
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