Military elite and social change

Egypt since Napoleon. by Morroe Berger

Publisher: Center for [i.e. of] International Studies, Wilson [i.e. Woodrow] Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University in [Princeton, N. J.]

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  • Egypt. -- al-Jaysh -- History,
  • Egypt -- Social conditions

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SeriesWoodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Center of International Studies. Research monograph -- no.6., Research monograph (Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Center of International Studies) -- no.6.
The Physical Object
Pagination35p.
Number of Pages35
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Open LibraryOL13575714M
OCLC/WorldCa1072402

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