Religion and the Modernization of Cultures (Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Change. Series Iia, Islam, Vol 2)
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Religion and the Modernization of Cultures (Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Change. Series Iia, Islam, Vol 2)

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Published by Council for Research in Values & .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • 20th century,
  • Religion and culture,
  • Civilization, Islamic,
  • Islam,
  • Islamic History,
  • Philosophy

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsMurad Wahbah (Editor), Mona Abousenna (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8664347M
ISBN 10156518078X
ISBN 109781565180789
OCLC/WorldCa31434387

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