DOI:​10.1163/EJ.9789004187429.I-424.30
Corpus ID: 128595506
The Historic "Core Curriculum" And The Book Market In Islamic West Africa
B. S. Hall, C. StewartPublished 2010Geography
Much work has been done to map out the contours of Islamic intellectual production in West Africa before the twentieth century. This chapter describes the books - by author and title - that were in… Expand
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