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Published by American University in Cairo in Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt .
Written in English



  • Egypt,
  • Cairo


  • Family -- Egypt -- Cairo -- Case studies,
  • Nubians -- Egypt -- Cairo -- Case studies

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesUsar al-Nūbīyah bi-al-Qāhirah.
Statementby Peter Geiser.
SeriesCairo papers in social science ;, v. 4, monograph 1
LC ClassificationsHQ691.7 .G45 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 83, 3 p. :
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3202897M
LC Control Number83107650

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