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The Jewish Kulturbund theatre company in Nazi Berlin

Rebecca Rovit

The Jewish Kulturbund theatre company in Nazi Berlin

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Published by University of Iowa Press in Iowa City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews,
  • Jüdischer Kulturbund,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Jewish theater,
  • Ethnic relations,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Rebecca Rovit
    SeriesStudies in theatre history and culture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3035 .R68 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25206529M
    ISBN 101609381246
    ISBN 109781609381240
    LC Control Number2012004394


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