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Arab-Muslim views of the West from the ninth century to the twentieth

the neglected bridge builders

by Christopher Noryeh

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

  • East and West.,
  • Civilization, Arab -- Western influences.,
  • Civilization, Islamic -- Western influences.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChristopher Nouryeh.
    SeriesIslamic studies ;, . 2
    LC ClassificationsCB251 .N67 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3430855M
    ISBN 100773459588
    LC Control Number2005056234

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