Contemporary Arab politics

a concise history. by George E. Kirk

Publisher: F. A. Praeger in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 231 Downloads: 895
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  • Middle East -- Politics and government

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

SeriesBooks that matter, Books that matter
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS63 .K48
The Physical Object
Pagination231 p.
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14296119M
LC Control Number61008176

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