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Jewish eating and identity throughout the ages

David Charles Kraemer

Jewish eating and identity throughout the ages

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- Dietary laws,
  • Jews -- Food -- History,
  • Jews -- Identity,
  • Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism,
  • Kosher food industry

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid Kraemer.
    SeriesRoutledge advances in sociology -- 29
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM710 .K73 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17554442M
    ISBN 109780415957977
    LC Control Number2006101419


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