Anti-Semitism in Switzerland
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Anti-Semitism in Switzerland a report on historical and current manifestations with recommendations for counter-measures by Georg Kreis

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Published by Federal Commission against Racism in Bern .
Written in English


  • Antisemitism -- Switzerland.,
  • Jews -- Switzerland.,
  • Switzerland -- Ethnic relations.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementwritten by Georg Kreis ... [et al.] ; editor, Doris Angst Yilmaz ; translated from the German : Lyn Shepard ... [et al.].
ContributionsYilmaz, Doris Angst., Switzerland. Federal Commission against Racism .
LC ClassificationsDS135.S9 K7413 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p.
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19412712M

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