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Religion and politics in Saudi Arabia

Religion and politics in Saudi Arabia

Wahhabism and the state

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Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam and state -- Saudi Arabia,
  • Islam and politics -- Saudi Arabia,
  • Wahhābīyah -- Saudi Arabia

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-176) and index.

    Statementedited by Mohammed Ayoob, Hasan Kosebalaban.
    ContributionsAyoob, Mohammed, 1942-, Kosebalaban, Hasan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP63.S33 R45 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 189 p. ;
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23149758M
    ISBN 101588266370
    ISBN 109781588266378
    LC Control Number2008025410


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