West Africa, Islam, and the Arab world: studies in honor of Basil Davidson

Introduction to West Africa -- North Africa's links with Sub-Saharan Africa -- Islam in West Africa -- Timbuktu : a famous West African city of Islam and Arabic writing -- The Islamic manuscript heritage of Timbuktu -- Arabic as the Latin of Africa -- Non-Muslims and Muslims in the Arab world -...

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Main Author: Hunwick, John O. 1936-
Format: Print | Book Festschrift
Language:English
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Published: Princeton Markus Wiener Publishers 2006
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Africa / Arabs / Islam
Further subjects:B Arabic language Africa, West History
B Africa, West Religion
B Africa, West Relations Arab countries
B Arabic language History Africa, West
B Africa, West Ethnic relations
B Arab countries Relations Africa, West
B Festschrift
B Islam History Africa, West
B Manuscripts, Arabic
B Islam Africa, West History
B Africa, West Civilization
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Summary:Introduction to West Africa -- North Africa's links with Sub-Saharan Africa -- Islam in West Africa -- Timbuktu : a famous West African city of Islam and Arabic writing -- The Islamic manuscript heritage of Timbuktu -- Arabic as the Latin of Africa -- Non-Muslims and Muslims in the Arab world -- Arab views of Black Africans and slavery -- African-Arab relations in the twentieth century -- Honor to Basil Davidson -- Appendix I: The Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa (ISITA) -- Appendix II: Sudanic Africa : a journal of historical sources -- Appendix III: Conservation of West African Arabic manuscripts -- Appendix IV: Published manuscripts
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:1558763996