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The Levant A Fractured Mosaic (Princeton Series on the Middle East) by William W. Harris

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Published by Markus Wiener Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: from c 1900 -,
  • Cultural studies,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Middle East - General,
  • History - General History,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Middle East,
  • History

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9454487M
ISBN 101558762655
ISBN 109781558762657

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