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The book in the Islamic world

the written word and communication in the Middle East
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State University of New York Press, Library of Congress , Albany, [Washington, D.C.]
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Statementedited by George N. Atiyeh.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsAtiyeh, George N. 1923-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ8.M63 B66 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 305 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1104416M
ISBN 100791424731, 079142474X
LC Control Number94029487

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Written by a group of distinguished scholars, it examines and reflects upon this unique tool of communication not as a physical artifact but as a manifestation of the aspirations, values, and wisdom of Arabs and Muslims in general.

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