Jewish people a biological history. by Harry Lionel Shapiro

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Published by Unesco in [Paris] .

Written in English

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  • Jews -- History,
  • Jews -- Anthropometry

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Includes bibliography.

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SeriesThe Race question in modern science, Race question in modern science
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p. ;
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21881904M

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