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The Uralic Languages: Description, History and Foreign Influences (Handbuch Der Orientalistik Achte Abteilung Handbook of Uralic Studies Vol 1) by Denis Sinor1
Greater Magadha: Studies in the Cultures of Early India by Johannes Bronkhorst19
Animals in Stone : Indian Mammals Sculptured Through Time by Alexandra van der Geer21
India's railway history a research handbook by John Hurd27
Handbook of Ugaritic Studies by Wilfred G. E. Watson39
Dialect, Culture, and Society in Eastern Arabia, Vol. II: Ethnographic Texts (Handbook of Oriental Studies: Section 1; The Near and Middle East) by Clive Holes51.2
A History of Ancient Near Eastern Law (Handbook of Oriental Studies) by Raymond Westbrook72.1
Classic Ships of Islam : From Mesopotamia to the Indian Ocean by Dionisius A. Agius92
Arabic Manuscripts (Handbook of Oriental Studies) by Adam Gacek98

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