The Jewish seat

anti-Semitism and the appointment of Jews to the Supreme Court by Thomas Karfunkel

Publisher: Exposition Press in Hicksville, N.Y

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Edition Notes

StatementThomas Karfunkel and Thomas W. Ryley.
SeriesAn Exposition-university book
ContributionsRyley, Thomas W. 1931- joint author.
LC ClassificationsKF8742 .K37
The Physical Object
Pagination164 p. ;
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4572385M
ISBN 10068249058X
LC Control Number77093137

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