Modern Islam in India a social analysis. by Wilfred Cantwell Smith

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Subjects:

  • Islam.,
  • Muslims -- India.,
  • Nationalism -- Religious aspects -- India.,
  • India -- Intellectual life.

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Pagination344 p.
Number of Pages344
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