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The History of Turkey

(The Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations)

by Douglas A. Howard

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • ASIA,
  • Turkey,
  • Europe - General,
  • Middle East - Turkey,
  • History / Europe / General,
  • Eastern Europe - General,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9865795M
    ISBN 100313307083
    ISBN 109780313307089


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