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From Gibralter to the Middle East

James A., Jr. Field

From Gibralter to the Middle East

America and the Mediterranean World 1776-1882.

by James A., Jr. Field

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Imprint .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mediterranean Region,
  • Middle East,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Foreign relations,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages485
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8676354M
    ISBN 10187917605X
    ISBN 109781879176058


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