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Themes of Islamic civilization.

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 371-375.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP20 .W53
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 382 p.
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4760845M
    ISBN 100520016858
    LC Control Number78107659

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B/w illustrations, bibliography, index. Edges lightly rubbed, top edge of pages slightly dusty. Overall, a tight and bright VG+ copy in VG dust jacket.

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