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

Author: John O Hunwick; Basil Davidson
Publisher: Princeton : Markus Wiener Publishers, ©2006.
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Providing an overview of the West Africa's history from medieval times to the twentieth century, this study traces the developments following colonialism; the effects of Arab nationalism on West  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hunwick, John O.
West Africa, Islam, and the Arab world.
Princeton : Markus Wiener Publishers, ©2006
(OCoLC)608393192
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John O Hunwick; Basil Davidson
ISBN: 1558763988 9781558763982 1558763996 9781558763999
OCLC Number: 71329884
Description: 147 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: John Hunwick.
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