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History and literature in Iran Persian and Islamic studies in honour of P.W. Avery

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Published by British Academic Press in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Avery, Peter, -- 1923-,
  • Islam -- Iran.,
  • Iran -- History.,
  • Iran -- Civilization.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Charles Melville.
SeriesPembroke Persian papers -- v. 1
ContributionsAvery, Peter, 1923-, Melville, C. P. 1951-, University of Cambridge. Centre of Middle Eastern Studies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS252.4 .H57 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 254 p. ;
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22463954M
ISBN 101860640230, 1860640869

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