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Andalusiasation: Is Iran on the Trajectory of De-Islamisation

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Andalusiasation : Is Iran on the Trajectory of De-Islamisation. / Shahi, Afshin ; Saleh, Alam.

In: British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 42, No. 4, 2015, p. 500-519.

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Shahi, A & Saleh, A 2015, 'Andalusiasation: Is Iran on the Trajectory of De-Islamisation', British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 500-519. https://doi.org/10.1080/13530194.2015.1020534

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Shahi, Afshin ; Saleh, Alam. / Andalusiasation : Is Iran on the Trajectory of De-Islamisation. In: British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. 2015 ; Vol. 42, No. 4. pp. 500-519.

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