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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
631 words

The Islamic Republic of Mauritania occupies a large area of the Sahara Desert and a portion of the Atlantic coast ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
337 words

(Μαυριτανία). From the 1st C. a.d., Mauritania designated that part of North Africa extending from the border of Numidia ...

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
693 words

The Islamic republic of Mauritania is a quintessential Saharan country that covers an area of 397,956 square miles, or roughly ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
2,765 words

The place of the region of Mauritania in the Islamic history of the Maghrib dates at least from the eleventh-century ...

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
1,074 words

Islamic Republic of [République Islamique de Mauritanie]. Country on the northwest coast of Africa. It is bordered to the north ...

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Encyclopedia of Africa

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies, History, Regional and National History
Length:
3,653 words
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Situated between North and sub-Saharan Africa, precolonial Mauritania was a land of salt mines and caravan routes and a meeting ...

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World Encyclopedia

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
679 words
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4

The Islamic Republic of Mauritania in NW Africa is nearly twice the size of France, although France's population is more ...

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