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The star, the cross, and the crescent

Carine Bourget

The star, the cross, and the crescent

religions and conflicts in Francophone literature from the Arab world

by Carine Bourget

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • North African literature (French) -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • French literature -- Arab authors -- History and criticism,
  • French literature -- Arab countries -- History and criticism,
  • French literature -- 20th century -- history and criticism,
  • Islam in literature,
  • Social conflict in literature,
  • Politics in literature,
  • War in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCarine Bourget.
    SeriesAfter the empire: the Francophone world and
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ3980.5 .B68 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23954307M
    ISBN 109780739126578
    LC Control Number2009048357
    OCLC/WorldCa471452234

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      It is widely believed that the crescent moon and star is an internationally-recognized symbol of Islam. After all, the symbol is featured on the flags of several Muslim countries and is even part of the official emblem for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. The Christians have the cross, the Jews have the star of David, and the Muslims have the crescent moon. Enter notes for this part here. Message Video - Judaism: The Journey Begins. Enter notes for this part here.


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