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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Islam -- France,
  • Islam and secularism -- France,
  • Islam and state -- France,
  • Laicism -- France,
  • Fundamentalism -- France

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementOlivier Roy ; translated by George Holoch.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBP65.F8 R6913 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17565956M
ISBN 109780231141024, 9780231511797
LC Control Number2007001748

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