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What is an American Muslim?

ʻAbd Allāh Aḥmad Naʻīm

What is an American Muslim?

embracing faith and citizenship

by ʻAbd Allāh Aḥmad Naʻīm

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Muslims,
  • Citizenship

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-206) and index.

    StatementAbdullahi Ahmed An-Na"im
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP67.U6 N35 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination217 pages
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27157783M
    ISBN 100199895694, 0199895708, 0199350736
    ISBN 109780199895694, 9780199895700, 9780199350735
    LC Control Number2013036652
    OCLC/WorldCa858914401


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