Lords of the desert the battle between the United States and Great Britain for supremacy in the modern Middle East by James Barr

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  • Foreign relations,
  • History

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-427) and index.

Book details

StatementJames Barr
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 454 pages
Number of Pages454
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26974427M
ISBN 100465050638
ISBN 109780465050635
OCLC/WorldCa1019581084

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