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Looking at Iran written and photographed by Janine Wiedel

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Published by A. and C. Black, Lippincott in London, Philadelphia .
Written in English



  • Iran,
  • Iran.


  • Iran -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Iran.

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About the Edition

An introduction to the history, geography, economy, culture, and people of the land that used to be known as Persia.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Janine Wiedel.
SeriesLooking at other countries
LC ClassificationsDS254.5 .W48 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4719194M
ISBN 100397317972
LC Control Number78006038

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