• October 2009 • ISBN 978 90 04 17505 1 • List price EUR 129.- / US$ 189. • Yearbook of Muslims in Europe, 1 The presence of Muslims in Europe has attracted increasing attention over the last two, three decades. Researchers started devoting attention to the subject during the mid- and late 1980s.
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