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Historians in Cairo Essays in Honor of George Scanton by Jill Edwards

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Published by American University in Cairo Press .
Written in English


  • African history,
  • African studies,
  • Historiography,
  • Islamic studies,
  • Historians,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Ancient Egypt,
  • Egypt,
  • Africa - General,
  • History / Egypt,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9191321M
ISBN 109774247019
ISBN 109789774247019

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