Beyond Islamic fundamentalism the sociology of faith and action by Asaf Hussain

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Published by Volcano Press in Leicester .

Written in English

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  • Islamic countries,
  • Islamic countries.

Subjects:

  • Islamic sociology,
  • Ideology -- Political aspects -- Islamic countries,
  • Islamic countries -- Politics and government

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Book details

StatementAsaf Hassain.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBP173.25 .H87 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 163 p. ;
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1489804M
ISBN 101870127803
LC Control Number93161500

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