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Spotlight on the Muslim Middle East

Spotlight on the Muslim Middle East

issues of identity : a student reader

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Published by American Forum for Global Education, U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Educational Resources Information Center in New York, N.Y, [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam -- Customs and practices -- Study and teaching (Secondary),
  • Middle East -- History. -- Study and teaching (Secondary),
  • Islamic countries -- Civilization. -- Study and teaching (Secondary)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMuslim Middle East :
    Statementedited by Hazel Sara Greenberg and Liz Mahony.
    ContributionsGreenberg, Hazel Sara., Mahony, Liz., Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17127265M

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