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A history of Islamic Spain

W. Montgomery Watt

A history of Islamic Spain

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby W. Montgomery Watt ; with additional sections on literature by Pierre Cachia.
SeriesIslamic surveys -- 4
ContributionsCachia, Pierre.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17368390M


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