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Economic morality and Jewish law

Aaron Levine

Economic morality and Jewish law

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish ethics,
  • Judaism,
  • Mishpat Ivri,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Economics,
  • Law and economics,
  • Law and ethics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAaron Levine
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKBM524.145 .L48 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25237633M
    ISBN 109780199826865
    LC Control Number2012004775


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