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The concise encyclopedia of Islam

by Cyril GlassГ©

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Published by HarperSanFrancisco in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 468-472)

    StatementCyril Glassé; introduction by Huston Smith.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination472 p. :
    Number of Pages472
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13592029M
    ISBN 100060631260
    LC Control Number91055138

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