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Exploring an Islamic empire

Fatimid history and its sources

by Paul Ernest Walker

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Published by I.B. Tauris in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fatimites.,
  • Fatimites -- Historiography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul E. Walker.
    SeriesIsmaili heritage series ;, 7
    ContributionsInstitute of Ismaili Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT173 .W35 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 286 p., [8] p. :
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3466767M
    ISBN 101860646921, 1860648754
    LC Control Number2005447532
    OCLC/WorldCa46808694


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