The trans-Saharan book trade manuscript culture, Arabic literacy, and intellectual history in Muslim Africa /

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Other Authors / Creators:Krätli, Graziano.
Lydon, Ghislaine.
Format: Electronic eBook
Imprint: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.
Series:Library of the written word, The manuscript world ; v. 8. v. 3
Online Access:Available in ProQuest Ebook Central - Academic Complete.
Table of 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.