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Medieval West Africa : views from Arab scholars and merchants

Author: Nehemia Levtzion; Jay Spaulding
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Markus Wiener Publishers, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the 9th to the 15th century Arab travellers and observers produced a rich literature in West Africa. An annotated translation of this body of work is found in "Corpus of Early Arabic Sources for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Sources
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Medieval West Africa.
Princeton, N.J. : Markus Wiener Publishers, ©2003
(OCoLC)607638240
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nehemia Levtzion; Jay Spaulding
ISBN: 155876304X 9781558763043 1558763058 9781558763050
OCLC Number: 50773282
Description: xxxiii, 125 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Al-Yaqubi --
Ibn Hawqal --
Al-Muhallabi --
Al-Bakri --
Al-Zuhri --
Al-Idrisi --
Al-Sarakhsi --
Yaqut --
Ibn Said --
Ibn al-Khatib --
Al-Umari --
Ibn Battuta --
Ibn Khaldun --
Al-Qalqashandi --
Al-Khabar an ajnas al-Sudan, attributed to al-Maqrizi --
Al-Maqqari --
Ibn al-Dawadari --
Ibn Kathir --
Al-Maqrizi --
Ibn Hajar al-Asqlani --
Ibn Taghri Birdi --
Ibn Iyas.
Responsibility: edited by Nehemia Levtzion and Jay Spaulding.

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