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StatementWoodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Middle East Project.
ContributionsWoodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Middle East Project.
LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.M65 M53 2003
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Paginationvi, 153 p. ;
Number of Pages153
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LC Control Number2005447549

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