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Worlds of Muslim imagination

Worlds of Muslim imagination

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Published by Gulmohar in Islamabad .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Islamic countries
    • Subjects:
    • Islamic countries -- Literatures -- Translations into English.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Alamgir Hashmi.
      ContributionsHashmi, Alamgir.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPJ909 .W67 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination270 p. ;
      Number of Pages270
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2515580M
      LC Control Number87930999

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