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Conversion to Islam in the Medieval Period

An Essay in Quantitative History

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ISBN 9780674732810

Publication Date: 12/03/1979

158 pages

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A new perspective on the cultural and social history of Islam that reflects considerable thought, understanding, and learning on the part of a scholar who is already one of the leaders in the field. Bulliet’s use of a quantitative method for Middle Eastern history in this period will be an eye-opener for many historians.—Joseph Fletcher

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