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Who's Who in the Arab World, 1986-1987

Gedeon, Charles G. (Publisher); Gabriel M. Bustros (Ed.)

Published by Publitec Publications; R.R. Bowker, Beirut (Lebanon); Borough Green, Sevenoaks, Kent (UK), 1986
Condition: g to vg Hardcover

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Quarto. 1432pp. Original gilt-stamped red cloth, with gold lettering to front cover, and silver lettering to spine. Published since 1966, this 1986-1987 edition of Who's Who in the Arab World retains its position as the most comprehensive and accurate source of information on leading figures in the Arab world for businessmen, diplomats, politicians and journalists, bankers, judges, military leaders, academics, and more. This work is divided into three parts: Bibliographical section, which includes 5000 entries of important living Arab personalities; Part II: Survey of the 20 Arab Countries, contains articles on physical and social geography and history, employment, agricultures, fisheries, mining and industry; an economic round-up; a statistical survey of population by area; details of the administration and judicial system, a description of healthcare and medical facilities, etc.; and Part III: Outline of the Arab World, in which the "Palestinian Problem" is given a brief survey, as well as the Gulf Co-operation Council.Ex-library copy, with sticker at tail of spine, and stamp at upper and lower paper edges (Hebrew Union College). Slight age-toning along paper margin. Binding and interior in overall good+ to very good condition. Eighth edition (Thoroughly revised and completed). Bookseller Inventory # 40212

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Title: Who's Who in the Arab World, 1986-1987

Publisher: Publitec Publications; R.R. Bowker, Beirut (Lebanon); Borough Green, Sevenoaks, Kent (UK)

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g to vg

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