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Women, Muslim society, and Islam by Lois Ibsen Al Faruqi

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Published by American Trust Pub. in Indianapolis, IN .
Written in English


  • Muslim women

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Includes bibliographies.

StatementLamyāʼ Al Farūqi.
LC ClassificationsHQ1170 .A56 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 78 p. ;
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2410098M
ISBN 100892590688
LC Control Number87051271

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