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Title: Jewish given Names and Family Names
Subtitle: A New Bibliography
Written By: R. Singerman
Edited By: D.L. Gold

This work identifies and describes over 3,000 books, essays in books, and
articles on Jewish given names and family names throughout history,
spanning the Biblical period to modern times. The bibliography is a highly
analytic one, recording published materials in a wide variety of research
languages treating Jewish anthroponymy in the broadest sense from
historical, sociological, and linguistic perspectives. The bibliography
will be an invaluable resource for any researcher engaged in etymological
studies, Jewish intralinguistics, or Jewish family history.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Brill
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9004121897
ISBN-13: 9789004121898
Pages: x
Prices: U.S. $ 100
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