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The Grandees

America"s Sephardic Elite

by Stephen Birmingham

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Published by Dell in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Sephardim -- United States -- Biography,
    • Jews -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Stephen Birmingham.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.J5 B552x 1972
      The Physical Object
      Pagination309 p. ;
      Number of Pages309
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3006229M
      LC Control Number84673489


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