Includes bibliographical references.
|Series||CEMAM reports / Center for the Study of the Modern Arab World, Saint Joseph"s University, Beirut ;, 1978-79, v. 6, CEMAM reports ;, v. 6.|
|LC Classifications||DS36.7 .A695 1981|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||297 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||297|
|LC Control Number||82135831|
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