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Published by Union of Muslim Organisations of U. K. and Eire in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Islamic education -- Great Britain.,
  • Single-sex schools -- Great Britain.

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Bibliography: p. 32.

Statement[written by Muhammad Iqbal for the Working Party on the Education of Muslim Children in the United Kingdom].
ContributionsWorking Party on the Education of Muslim Children in the United Kingdom.
LC ClassificationsLC912.G7 I66
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4930466M
ISBN 100950433500
LC Control Number76357158

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