The Arts and Crafts of Literacy : Islamic Manuscript Cultures in Sub-Saharan Africa /
During the last two decades, the (re- )discovery of thousands of manuscripts in different regions of sub-Saharan Africa has questioned the long-standing approach of Africa as a continent only characterized by orality and legitimately assigned to the continent the status of a civilization of written...
|Imprint:||Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, |
|Description:||1 online resource (377 pages)|
|Series:||Studies in Manuscript Cultures ; 12|
|Subject:||Manuscripts -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.|
Islamic civilization -- Manuscripts.
Manuscripts, African -- Conservation and restoration.
Manuscripts, Arabic -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
HISTORY / General.
History -- Sources.
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- History -- Sources -- Manuscripts.
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