Religion and politics in Saljuq Iran
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Religion and politics in Saljuq Iran negotiating ideology and religious inquiry by Omid Safi

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Published by Oxford University Press in Karachi, New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-281) and index.

Statementby Omid Safi.
The Physical Object
Paginationliii, 292 p. ;
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23155251M
ISBN 109780195474657
LC Control Number2008328045

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