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The trans-Saharan book trade : manuscript culture, Arabic literacy and intellectual history in Muslim Africa / edited by Graziano Krätli, Ghislaine Lydon.

Publication:
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.
Series:
Library of the written word. Manuscript world v. 3.
Library of the written word, 1874-4834 ; v. 8. The manuscript world ; v. 3
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 422 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Manuscripts, Arabic -- Africa, Northwest.
Manuscripts -- Collectors and collecting -- Africa, Northwest.
Codicology -- Africa, Northwest.
Book industries and trade -- Africa, Northwest -- History.
Islamic learning and scholarship -- Africa, Northwest -- History.
Sahara -- Commerce -- History.
Contents:
A historic geography of the trans-Saharan trade / Eric Ross
A thirst for knowledge : Arabic literacy, writing paper, and Saharan bibliophiles in Southwestern Sahara / Ghislaine Lydon
The paper trade of Egypt and the Sudan in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and its re-export to the Bilad as-Sudan / Terence Walz
The historic "core curriculum" and the book market in Islamic West Africa / Bruce S. Hall and Charles C. Stewart
The book and the nature of knowledge in Muslim Northern Nigeria, 1457-2007 / Murray Last
Literary culture and Arabic manuscripts in 19th-century Ilorin / Stefan Reichmuth
An overview of major manuscript libraries in Timbuktu / Abdel Kader Haidara
Information and communication technologies for the preservation and valorization of manuscript collections in Morocco / Said Ennahid
Coming to terms with tradition : manuscript conservation in contemporary Algeria / Judith Scheele
Camel to kilobytes : preserving the cultural heritage of the trans-Saharan book trade / Graziano Krätli.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Krätli, Graziano.
Lydon, Ghislaine.
ISBN:
9789004187429 (acid-free paper)
9004187421 (acid-free paper)
OCLC:
663772851
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