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Islam: beliefs and observances

Caesar E. Farah

Islam: beliefs and observances

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Published by Barron"s Educational Series in Woodbury, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 298-303.

    Statementby Caesar E. Farah.
    SeriesBarron"s compact studies of world religions
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP161.2 .F3 1970
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 306 p.
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5316189M
    LC Control Number72135505


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