TITLE

An ancient oasis

AUTHOR(S)
Highet, Juliet
PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
Middle East;Jul98, Issue 280, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the city of Kairouan in Africa. History of Kairouan; Examination of the social conditions in Kairouan; Details on the culture of Kairouan.
ACCESSION #
822960

 

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