The Armenian image in history and literature
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Published by Undena Publications in Malibu, Calif .
Written in English



  • Armenia


  • Armenia -- Foreign public opinion.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRichard G. Hovannisian, editor.
SeriesStudies in Near Eastern culture and society ;, 3
ContributionsHovannisian, Richard G.
LC ClassificationsDS171 .A76 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 269 p. :
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3786982M
ISBN 10089003088X
LC Control Number81051359

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