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Islamic and Middle Eastern Societies A Festchrift in Honor of Professor Wadie Jwaideh by Robert Olson

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Published by Amana Publications .
Written in English


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ContributionsSalman Al-Ani (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages293
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Open LibraryOL11414446M
ISBN 100915597292
ISBN 109780915597291

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