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Persians by Jim Hicks and the editors of Time-Life Books. by Jim Hicks

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Published by Time-Life Books in Alexandria, Va .
Written in English


  • Iran -- Antiquities.,
  • Iran -- History -- To 640.,
  • Iran -- Civilization -- To 640.

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Edition Notes

Includes index. Bibliography: p. 157.

SeriesEmergence of man
ContributionsTime-Life Books.
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. ill. (some col.) ;
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18687471M

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