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 Africa, West / Civilization
B Islam / Africa, West / History
B Africa, West / Ethnic relations
B Arabic language / Africa, West / History
B Africa, West / Religion
B Festschrift
B Manuscripts, Arabic
B Islam / History / Africa, West
B Arab countries / Relations / Africa, West
B Africa, West / Relations / Arab countries
B Arabic language / History / Africa, West
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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