Arabs and the new Middle East

synopsis of the 1994 symposium of the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies by Bryce Giddens

Publisher: Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University in Washington, D.C

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      Synopsis of the 19th annual symposium of the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, held April 7-8, 1994.

      Statementby Bryce Giddens.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsGeorgetown University. Center for Contemporary Arab Studies., Georgetown University. Center for Contemporary Arab Studies. Symposium
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS41.5 .G53 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination51 p. ;
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3703418M
      LC Control Number2003270794
      OCLC/WorldCa38110793

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