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Jewish health statistics world bibliography by U. O. Schmelz

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Published in Jerusalem .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Israel

Subjects:

  • Universiṭah ha-ʻIvrit bi-Yerushalayim. Makhon le-Yahadut zemanenu.,
  • Jerusalem. Hebrew University. Dept. of Medical Ecology.,
  • Jews -- Anthropometry -- Bibliography.,
  • Jews -- Medicine -- Bibliography.,
  • Public health -- Israel -- Bibliography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesSṭaṭisṭiḳah beriʼutit shel ha-Yehudim ba-ʻolam.
Statementedited by O. Schmelz, assisted by F. Keidanski.
GenreBibliography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ6366 .S37
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 348, 33 p.
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL258513M
LC Control Numberhe 67000833
OCLC/WorldCa4916747

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