Islam, science, and the challenge of history by Ahmad S. Dallal

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven [Conn.] .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementAhmad Dallal
SeriesThe Terry lectures, Terry lectures
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBP190.5.S3 D35 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 239 p. :
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24435741M
ISBN 100300159110
ISBN 109780300159110
LC Control Number2009047218
OCLC/WorldCa449854817

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