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Persia, Islam, and the soul of a nation

by Sandra Mackey

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

  • Iran
    • Subjects:
    • Iran -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSandra Mackey ; W. Scott Harrop, research assistant.
      LC ClassificationsDS318.8 .M3 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 426 p. :
      Number of Pages426
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL807458M
      ISBN 100525940057
      LC Control Number95044135

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