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Muslim rap, halal soaps, and revolutionary theater : artistic developments in the Muslim world /

, artistic developments in the Muslim world / Published by : University of Texas Press, (Austin, Texas :) Physical details: vi, 291 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm ISBN:9780292747685.
Subject(s): Arts -- Islamic countries. | Popular culture -- Islamic countries. | Islam and art.
Year: 2011
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