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The un-Americans

Jews, the blacklist, and stoolpigeon culture

by Joseph Litvak

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-282) and index.

StatementJoseph Litvak
SeriesSeries Q, Series Q
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE184.36.P64 L58 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 294 p. :
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24533687M
ISBN 109780822344674, 9780822344841
LC Control Number2009029295

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