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Muhammad and the Believers

At the Origins of Islam

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PAPERBACK

$20.50 • £16.95 • €18.50

ISBN 9780674064140

Publication Date: 05/07/2012

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304 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

21 halftones, 6 maps

Belknap Press

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Fred M. Donner is Professor of Near Eastern History in the Oriental Institute and Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago.

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