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Sufis of Britain an exploration of Muslim identity by Ron Geaves

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Published by Cardiff Academic Press in Cardiff [Wales] .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Sufism -- Great Britain.,
  • Sufis -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 214-220) and index.

Other titlesSufis
StatementRon Geaves.
LC ClassificationsBP188.8.G7 G43 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 228 p. :
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6854644M
ISBN 101899025073
LC Control Number00362596

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