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History: Europe
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Introduction

Islam and Muslim women have long been integral to the development of Europe and European civilization. This, however, is generally forgotten and instead Islam is seen as a new entrant to Europe through recent migration, even as it is recognized that there are important and historically deep-rooted …

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Rabo, Annika, “History: Europe”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 15 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_00009>
First published online: 2014



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