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Harvard Studies in Comparative Literature 48

Visions of Persia

Mapping the Travels of Adam Olearius

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$27.50 • £22.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674012547

Publication Date: 01/15/2004

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272 pages

46 halftones, 7 line drawings, 13 maps

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