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Political thought in medieval Islam an introductory outline by Erwin Isak Jakob Rosenthal

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Published by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Political science -- History,
  • Islamic sociology

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Irwin I.J. Rosenthal.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJA82 R67, JA82 R67 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination323 p. ;
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14779244M

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