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Islam in modern history

Wilfred Cantwell Smith

Islam in modern history

by Wilfred Cantwell Smith

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Published by Princeton University Press, Oxford University Press in Princeton, N.J, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Wilfred Cantwell Smith.
The Physical Object
Pagination317 p.
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19690031M

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The book explores important topics like how Islam spread throughout Europe, the schism between Sunni and Shi'a and how that came to be, the fall of the Ottoman Empire, Western Colonialism and by: In A Modern History of the Islamic World, eminent scholar Reinhard Schulze charts the history of Islam in modern history book societies in the twentieth century, revealing what they have in common as well as their equally profound by: About Wilfred Cantwell Smith.

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