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Middle East and the West

Bernard Lewis

Middle East and the West

by Bernard Lewis

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Middle East -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    SeriesHarper Torchbooks, TB 1274
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 164 p.
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14816686M

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