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Taste of modernity

Itzchak Weismann

Taste of modernity

Sufism, Salafiyya, and Arabism in late Ottoman Damascus

by Itzchak Weismann

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Salafīyah -- Syria,
  • Sufism -- Syria,
  • Islam -- Syria

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-333) and index

    Statementby Itzchak Weismann
    SeriesIslamic history and civilization -- v. 34
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP195.S18 W44 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 343 p. ;
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16993917M
    ISBN 109004119086
    LC Control Number00040337

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