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twilight of British ascendancy in the Middle East a case study of Iraq, 1941-1950 by Daniel Silverfarb

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Published by Macmillan Press in Basingstoke .
Written in English


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StatementDaniel Silverfarb.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii,306p. ;
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18611888M
ISBN 100333625250

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