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Notes On A Century: Reflections Of A Middle East Historian by  Jim Lewin - First Edition. - 2012 - from The Parnassus BookShop and Biblio.com

Notes On A Century: Reflections Of A Middle East Historian

by Lewin, Jim

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New York: Viking/Penguin Group, 2012. First Edition.. Hardcover. Good/Good. Type: Ex-Library First Edition. Hardcover Ex-Library Book and Dust Jacket in Good Condition. Other than minimal library markings, in Fine Condition. Very clean, otherwise unmarked, tight, solid and square binding, internals as new. Bernard Lewis has witnessed and participated in some of the key events of the last century. In this exceptional memoir he shares stories of his wartime service in London and Cairo, decrypting intercepts for M16 with sometimes unexpected consequences. After the war he was the first Western scholar ever invited into the Ottoman archives in Istanbul. There are memorable encounters with Edward Kennedy, the Shah of Iran, Golda Meir, Pope John Paul II, and many others. He is internationally recognized as the greatest historian of the Middle East. 388 pages, indexed. 6.25 x 9.4 inches. 2012, Viking/Penguin Group, New York.
  • Bookseller: The Parnassus BookShop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 026134
  • Title: Notes On A Century: Reflections Of A Middle East Historian
  • Author: Lewin, Jim
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0670023531
  • ISBN 13: 9780670023530
  • Publisher: Viking/Penguin Group
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 2012
  • Keywords: MIDDLE EAST, HISTORIOGRAPHY HISTORY
  • Bookseller catalogs: History. Middle East;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Middle East / General;


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