future of Islam in the Middle East

fundamentalism in Egypt, Algeria, and Saudi Arabia by Mahmud A. Faksh

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [123]-125) and index.

StatementMahmud A. Faksh.
LC ClassificationsBP63.A65 F35 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 132 p. ;
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL972694M
ISBN 100275951286
LC Control Number96009564

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