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Imagined cities ofthe East

an inaugural lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 27 May 1985

by Michael Gilsenan

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Published by Clarendon in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Arab.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Statementby Michael Gilsenan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS36.8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(28)p. ;
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21177263M
    ISBN 10019951545X

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