Sociology of popular drama in Medieval Egypt
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Sociology of popular drama in Medieval Egypt Ibn Dāniyāl and his shadow plays by Amila ButorovicМЃ

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Published by UMI in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


  • Ibn Dāniyāl, Mu hammad, -- 1248-1310.

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Thesis (Ph.D.) - McGill University, Montréal, 1993.

StatementAmila Buturović.
ContributionsMcGill University.
The Physical Object
Pagination205p. ;
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17210856M

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