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Title:
Islam : beliefs and observances
Author:
Farah, Caesar E.
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Edition:
Sixth edition.
Publication Information:
Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
ix, 468 pages : maps ; 21 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780764112058
Format :
Book

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Assesses Islam as a world religious, cultural, and political movement; explores recent trends among militant, anti-Western Muslim sects; and examines the rituals, beliefs, laws, sacred writings, and history of Islam, from its origins in the seventh century.