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The shadow of the crescent the Renaissance image of the Turk, 1453-1517 by Robert Schwoebel

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Turkey -- History -- 1453-1683

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementRobert Schwoebel.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 257 p. :
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23374900M

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