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Islam against the West Shakib Arslan and the campaign for Islamic nationalism by William L. Cleveland

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Arab countries,
  • Lebanon,
  • Arab countries.

Subjects:

  • Arslān, Shakīb, Amīr, 1869-1946,
  • Statesmen -- Lebanon -- Biography,
  • Muslims -- Arab countries -- Biography,
  • Islam and politics -- Arab countries,
  • Arab countries -- Biography,
  • Arab countries -- Politics and government

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby William L. Cleveland.
SeriesModern Middle East series ;, no. 10, Modern Middle East series (Austin, Tex.) ;, no. 10.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS86.A82 C57 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2865964M
ISBN 100292775946
LC Control Number84029124

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