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Islam in the contemporary world

Islam in the contemporary world

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Published by Cross Roads Books in Notre Dame, IN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam -- 20th century.,
  • Islamic countries -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Cyriac K. Pullapilly
    ContributionsPullapilly, Cyriac K.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP"60"I79"1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 420 p
    Number of Pages420
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21172793M
    LC Control Number87-125911

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