Woman and Islamic law by Safia Iqbal

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Published by Al-Asr Publications, Distributed by Meridien Publications in Delhi .

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Statementby Safia Iqbal.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 174 p. ;
Number of Pages174
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Open LibraryOL1828648M
LC Control Number89900459

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