Eshkol the man and the nation by Prittie, Terence

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Published by Museum Press in London .

Written in English

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  • Eshkol, Levi, -- 1895-1969

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 351-354.

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Statementby Terence Prittie.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 368 p. :
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23844449M

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