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Asad of Syria the struggle for the Middle East by Patrick Seale

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Published by University of California Press in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Assad, Hafez al, -- 1928-

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Edition Notes

StatementPatrick Seale ; with the assistance of Maureen McConville.
ContributionsMcConville, Maureen.
The Physical Object
Pagination552p. ;
Number of Pages552
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22317540M
ISBN 100520069765

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