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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Herbelot, Barthélemy d", -- 1625-1695,
  • Thévenot, Melchisédec, -- 1620-1692,
  • Bernier, François, -- 1620-1688,
  • Orientalism -- France -- History -- 17th century,
  • Middle East -- Study and teaching -- France -- History -- 17th century,
  • Asia -- Study and teaching -- France -- History -- 17th century,
  • France -- Intellectual life -- 17th century,
  • France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNicholas Dew.
SeriesOxford historical monographs
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS61.9.F8 D49 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23180654M
ISBN 109780199234844
LC Control Number2009009583

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