Book review islam by karen armstrong
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Librarything review user review - nmele - librarything armstrong offers a succinct overview of the history of the islamic community informative, sympathetic but critical, this book should be recommended reading for those. 2000-09-03 islam a short history by karen armstrong 222 pp new york: modern library $1995.
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