Lithuanian Jewish communities

by Nancy Schoenburg

Publisher: Garland Pub. in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 502 Downloads: 698
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  • Lithuania,
  • Lithuania.


  • Jews -- Lithuania -- History.,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Lithuania.,
  • Lithuania -- History, Local.,
  • Lithuania -- Ethnic relations.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 491-497).

StatementNancy Schoenburg, Stuart Schoenburg.
SeriesGarland reference library of the humanities ;, vol. 1321
ContributionsSchoenburg, Stuart, 1938-
LC ClassificationsDS135.R93 L556 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 502 p. :
Number of Pages502
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1531102M
ISBN 100824046986
LC Control Number91008566

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