A journey through Persian history and culture
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A journey through Persian history and culture by Seyyed Hossein Nasr

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Published by Iqbal Academy Pakistan in Lahore .
Written in English



  • Iran


  • Iran -- Civilization.,
  • Iran -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSeyyed Hossein Nasr.
SeriesIqbal Academy brochure series
LC ClassificationsDS266 .N325 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 75 p. ;
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6827349M
ISBN 109694163021
LC Control Number00313886

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