Cultural survey of modern Egypt.
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Cultural survey of modern Egypt. by Moustafa M. Mosharrafa

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Published by Longmans, Green in London, New York .
Written in English



  • Egypt


  • Egypt -- Civilization -- 1798-

Book details:

LC ClassificationsDT70 .M65
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL192367M
LC Control Numbera 48000401

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