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Published by Brill in Leiden .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Asia.,
  • Africa.

Subjects:

  • Islam -- Asia.,
  • Islam -- Africa.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Richard C. Martin.
SeriesContributions to Asian studies ;, v. 17
ContributionsMartin, Richard C.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS1 .C58 vol. 17, BP63.A1 .C58 vol. 17
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 118 p. ;
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3219681M
ISBN 109004068295
LC Control Number83129187

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