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Jews and the American soul

human nature in the twentieth century

by Andrew R. Heinze

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century,
    • Psychological literature -- United States -- History,
    • Psychology and religion -- United States -- History,
    • Psychology -- Popular works -- History -- 20th century,
    • Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Religious aspects -- Judaism -- History -- 20th century,
    • United States -- Civilization -- Jewish influences

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementAndrew R. Heinze.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.36.I58 H45 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3302898M
      ISBN 100691117551
      LC Control Number2004043404

        What: Present “Soul to Soul” Where: At the company’s theater at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, Manhattan. When: On Sunday, Janu at 2 p.m. Why: “To celebrate the music and shared experiences of the African American and Jewish .


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