Encounter with the Middle East an intimate report on what lies behind the Arab-Israeli conflict. by Winston Burdett

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Published by Deutsch in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Jewish-Arab relations.,
  • Israel-Arab War, 1967 -- Causes.

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS119.7 .B8 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 385 p.
Number of Pages385
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5001202M
ISBN 100233962174
LC Control Number76507005
OCLC/WorldCa103405

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