The story of Irish Orientalism
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The story of Irish Orientalism by M. Mansoor

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Published by Hodges, Figgis & co.; [etc., etc. in Dublin .
Written in English


  • Oriental philology -- History.,
  • Learning and scholarship -- Ireland.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesIrish Orientalism.
Statementby M. Mansoor ; with a foreword by R. M. Gwynn.
LC ClassificationsPJ60.I66 M3
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p., 2 l.,
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15577023M

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