Arabian Mirrors and Western Soothsayers

Nineteenth-Century Literary Approaches to Arab-Islamic History (Comparative Cultures and Literatures, V. 17) by Muhammed A. Al-Da"Mi

Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing

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Subjects:

  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American,
  • World - General,
  • General,
  • 19th century,
  • Civilization, Islamic,
  • Historiography,
  • Orientalism

Edition Notes

ContributionsDaniel Walden (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11397044M
ISBN 100820461261
ISBN 109780820461267

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