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The ancient world from Ur to Mecca by William Ziehr

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Published by Orbis in London .
Written in English

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  • History, Ancient

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Translated from the German

The Physical Object
Pagination240p
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23748987M
ISBN 100856134376

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