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Arab city, its character and Islamic cultural heritage

Arab city, its character and Islamic cultural heritage

proceedings of a symposium held in Medina, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 24-29 Rabi II, 1401 AH, 28 Feb.-5 Mar., 1981 AD

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Published by I. Serageldin in Arlington, Va., U.S.A. (P.O. Box 911, Arlington 22216) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Islamic countries
    • Subjects:
    • City planning -- Islamic countries -- Congresses.,
    • Islamic cities and towns -- Conservation and restoration -- Congresses.,
    • Urban renewal -- Islamic countries -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementsponsored by the Arab Towns Organization ... [et al.] ; edited by Ismail Serageldin, Samir El-Sadek, with the assistance of Richard R. Herbert.
      ContributionsSerageldin, Ismail, 1944-, El-Sadek, Samir., Herbert, Richard R., Arab Towns Organization., Symposium on the Arab City: Its Character and Islamic Cultural Heritage (1981 : Medina, Saudi Arabia)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA9093.9 .A7 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 330 p. :
      Number of Pages330
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3122831M
      LC Control Number82233758


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