The mountain Arabs

a window on the Middle East. by John Sykes

Publisher: Chilton Book Co. in Philadelphia

Written in English
Published: Pages: 229 Downloads: 471
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  • Lebanon


  • Israel-Arab War, 1967 -- Personal narratives,
  • Lebanon -- Social life and customs
LC ClassificationsDS57 .S95 1968b
The Physical Object
Pagination229 p.
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5622342M
LC Control Number68031761

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