Minorities in the Middle East, Christian minorities 1838-1967.



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  • Christians -- Middle East -- History -- Sources.,
  • Religious minorities -- Middle East -- History -- Sources.

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Documents in English and French.

Other titlesChristian minorities 1838-1967, Christian communities in the Levant
Statementedited by B. Destani.
GenreSources.
ContributionsDestani, Bejtullah D.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR1070 .M56 2007f
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. :
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Open LibraryOL22664617M
ISBN 109781840971859
LC Control Number2007390772

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