Book Club History & Politics Group

2018-10-15 17:00 - 2018-10-15 18:30
Tin Alley, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Tin Alley, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

UH Book Club History & Politics Group. 5:00pm – 6:30pm, Leather Room, University House Professors’ Walk

This months book

Morgan, M.H. (2008) Lost History: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Scientists, Thinkers, and Artists. Publisher: National Geographic Society 320 pp. Available from BD for $AUD 14.30. See:

https://www.bookdepository.com/Lost-History-Michael-H-Morgan/9781426202803?ref=grid-view&qid=1514794806954&sr=1-1

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    Contact for more information:

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