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History of Arab thought

Wajih Ibrahim Saadeh

History of Arab thought

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Published by Artistic Press in Jerusalem .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Arabic.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby [Wajih Ibrahim Saadeh].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB741 S23 1986a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. in 1
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19128834M

    This book aims to recapture this lost dimension of history, and it is my hope that in so doing it will contribute to a better understanding of both the West and the Arab-Islamic world, their exchanges and shared heritage, as well as help to foster more positive present and future relations.


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