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Imagining the Arabs

Peter Webb

Imagining the Arabs

Arab identity and the rise of Islam

by Peter Webb

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Race identity,
  • Arabs,
  • Arab nationalism,
  • Arab National characteristics,
  • Arabism,
  • Islam

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-394) and index.

    StatementPeter Webb
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS63.6 .W43 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 403 pages
    Number of Pages403
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26941502M
    ISBN 101474408265, 1474426433
    ISBN 109781474408264, 9781474426435
    LC Control Number2016429679
    OCLC/WorldCa952692955

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