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Title Arabic literature of Africa. Volume IV, Writings of Western Sudanic Africa / compiled by John O. Hunwick ; with the assistance of Ousmane Kane [and others].

Imprint Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 2003.

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Description 1 online resource (1 volume).
Series Handbuch der Orientalistik. Erste Abteilung, Der Nahe und Mittlere Osten, 0169-9423 ; 13. Bd. = Handbook of oriental studies. The Near and Middle East
Handbuch der Orientalistik. Erste Abteilung, Nahe und der Mittlere Osten ; 13. Bd.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents CONTENTS; Arabic Literature of Africa: Foreword; Preface; Introduction; Transliteration, Dates and Proper Names; Abbreviations; Short Titles of Works frequently referred to; General Works of Reference, Journals, and Catalogues; Writings of Western Sudanic Africa: an Overview; 1. The Middle Niger to 1800; 2. The Middle Niger in the 19th-20th centuries; 3. The Saharan Fringes of Mali I: The Kunta; 4. The Saharan Fringes of Mali II: Other Writers of Azawad; 5. Central Mali in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries; 6. Senegambia I: The Niassene Tijani Tradition.
7. Senegambia II: Other Tijani Writers8. Senegambia III: Writers of the Murid Tariqa; 9. Other Writers of the Senegambian Region; 10. Writers of Guinea; 11. Writers of Niger; 12. Writers of the Greater Voltaic Region; 13. Anonymous Chronicles, King-Lists and Historical Fragments chiefly of Mali and Niger; APPENDIX:; SOURCES AND BIBLIOGRAPHIES; INDICES.
Summary This volume of Arabic literature of Africa deals with the scholarly and literary production of authors from Mali, Senegal, Guinea, Niger, and Ghana, from earliest times to 2002.
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Subject Manuscripts, Arabic -- Africa -- Catalogs.
Africa -- Civilization -- Manuscripts -- Catalogs.
Africa -- Civilization -- Sources -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.
Arabic literature -- Africa -- Bio-bibliography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Bibliography -- Catalogs.
Bio-bibliography.
Catalogs.
Added Author Kane, Ousmane.
Hunwick, John O.
Added Title Writings of Western Sudanic Africa
Other Form: Print version: Arabic literature of Africa. Volume IV, Writings of Western Sudanic Africa. Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 2003 9004124446 (DLC) 93033250 (OCoLC)28891500
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