Islamic history of the Middle East
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Islamic history of the Middle East backgrounds, development, and fall of the Arab Empire by Wilson B. Bishai

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Published by Allyn and Bacon in Boston .
Written in English



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Includes bibliographies.

Statement[by] Wilson B. Bishai.
LC ClassificationsDS236 .B5
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 399 p.
Number of Pages399
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5605822M
LC Control Number68012977

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