History of the Middle East (World Almanac Library of the Middle East) by David Downing

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Subjects:

  • Juvenile Geography,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • History - General History,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Middle East - General,
  • History - Middle East,
  • People & Places - Middle East,
  • History,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Middle East

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8203835M
ISBN 10083687336X
ISBN 109780836873368

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