An Arab philosophy of history
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An Arab philosophy of history selections from the Prolegomena of Ibn Khaldun of Tunis (1332-1406) by Ibn KhaldЕ«n

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Published by Murray : distributed by Grove Press in London .
Written in English


  • History -- Philosophy.

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Edition Notes

Statementtranslated and arranged by Charles Issawi.
SeriesThe wisdom of the East series
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 190 p. ;
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16338956M

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