Ottomans, Turks, and the Jewish polity a history of the Jews of Turkey by Walter F. Weiker

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Published by University Press of America, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs in Lanham, Md, [Jerusalem] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Turkey

Subjects:

  • Jews -- Turkey -- History.,
  • Jews -- Turkey -- Politics and government.,
  • Judaism and state.,
  • Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918.,
  • Turkey -- Ethnic relations.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-352) and index.

Book details

StatementWalter F. Weiker.
ContributionsMerkaz ha-Yerushalmi le-ʻinyene tsibur u-medinah.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS135.T8 W45 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 369 p. ;
Number of Pages369
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1703541M
ISBN 100819186449
LC Control Number92004672

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