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Homer"s Turk how classics shaped ideas of the East by J. P. Toner

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Historiography,
  • Description and travel,
  • Orientalism,
  • Influence,
  • Classical literature,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Travel writing,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJerry Toner
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS61.85 .T66 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 306 p.
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27144104M
ISBN 100674073142
ISBN 109780674073142
LC Control Number2012031914
OCLC/WorldCa808008551

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