Islamic civilisation, 950-1150 a colloquium published under the auspices of the Near Eastern History Group, Oxford, the Near East Center, University of Pennsylvania

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  • Islamic Empire -- History -- 750-1258 -- Congresses

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Statementeditor, D. S. Richards.
SeriesPapers on Islamic history ;, 3
ContributionsRichards, D. S. 1935-, Near Eastern History Group, Oxford., University of Pennsylvania. Near East Center.
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LC ClassificationsDS38.6 .I83
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Paginationx, 284, [8] p. :
Number of Pages284
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Open LibraryOL5239149M
ISBN 100851810063
LC Control Number75310228

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