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Title The Muslim almanac : a reference work on the history, faith, culture, and peoples of Islam / Azim A. Nanji, editor.
Publication Info. New York : Gale Research, c1996.

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 Storage Blue  BP 40 .M83 1996    CHECKED IN
Description xxxv, 581 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 507-517) and index.
Contents The beginnings and foundations of Islam -- The Prophet -- The Quran -- The history and extension of Islam -- The Middle East -- Sub-Saharan Africa -- South Asia -- Southeast Asia -- Central Asia and the Caucasus -- China -- Spain and Western Europe -- North Africa and the Mediterranean -- Contemporary Europe -- The Americas -- Diversity in Islam -- The intellectual tradition in Islam -- Muslim philosophy -- The ethical tradition -- The spiritual and devotional tradition in Islam -- Law, order, and society in Islam -- Islamic law -- Artistic and architectural expression in Islam -- Literary expressions in Islam -- Muslim folklore and folklife -- Women and their contributions to Islam -- Muslim women writers -- Muslim education -- Islam and other faith communities -- Contemporary developments in Islam -- Islam in the Modern World -- Displaced Muslim populations -- Islam and modernity.
Subject Islam.
Islamic countries.
Added Author Nanji, Azim.
ISBN 081038924X (alk. paper)
OCLC # 32431248
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