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Lebanon in strife student preludes to the civil war by Halim Barakat

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin, London .
Written in English


  • College students -- Lebanon -- Political activity.,
  • Lebanon -- Politics and government.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography, 231-233. - Includes index.

Statementby Halim Barakat.
SeriesModern Middle East series -- no.2
LC ClassificationsLA1463.7
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii,242p. :
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21235851M
ISBN 100292703228

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