Ethnicity, Assimilation and the Israelite Settlement

@article{Pitknen2004EthnicityAA,
  title={Ethnicity, Assimilation and the Israelite Settlement},
  author={Pekka M A Pitk{\"a}nen},
  journal={Tyndale Bulletin},
  year={2004}
}
  • P. Pitkänen
  • Published 1 November 2004
  • Sociology
  • Tyndale Bulletin
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