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Women in Islam by Wiebke Walther

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Published by M. Wiener Pub. in Princeton, NJ .
Written in English


  • Muslim women -- History,
  • Muslim women, in art,
  • Art, Islamic

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-266) and index.

StatementWiebke Walther ; with an introduction by Guity Nashat.
LC ClassificationsHQ1170 .W2813 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination281 p. :
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1718308M
ISBN 101558760520, 1558760539
LC Control Number92020971

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