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Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Egypt,
  • Egypt.

Subjects:

  • Peasantry -- Egypt,
  • Egypt -- Social life and customs

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementTranslated from the French by John Alden Williams. Foreword by Chester Bowles. Introd. by Morroe Berger.
SeriesBeacon books on world affairs
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD1538.E3 A952 1963
The Physical Object
Pagination167 p.
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5877404M
LC Control Number63007574
OCLC/WorldCa271757

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