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Corpus of early Arabic sources for West African history

Corpus of early Arabic sources for West African history

translated by J.F.P. Hopkins

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa, West -- History -- To 1884 -- Sources.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p434-440. - Includes index.

    Statementedited and annotated by N. Levtzion & J.F.P. Hopkins.
    SeriesFontes historiae Africanae -- 4
    ContributionsLevtzion, Nehemia., Hopkins, J. F. P.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT476
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx,492p. :
    Number of Pages492
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21494368M
    ISBN 100521224225

    N. Levtzion & J.F.P. Hopkins, Corpus of early Arabic sources for West African history, Cambridge University Press, , ISBN (reprint: Markus Wiener, Princeton, , ISBN ). Short biographical note and English translation of extracts from Al-Bayan al-Mughrib. modern history of the country, which will one day, we hope, reach across the great conceptual divide of to set the history of Tunisian independence firmly in the context of the past. MICHAEL BRETT J. F. P. HOPKINS and N. LEVTZION (ed).: Corpus of early Arabic sources for West African history. Translated by J. F. P. Hopkins. Edited by J. F. P.

    Sources. Ibn Idhari, Al-bayan al-mughrib Part III, annotated Spanish translation by A. Huici Miranda, Valencia, ; N. Levtzion & J.F.P. Hopkins, Corpus of early Arabic sources for West African history, Cambridge University Press, , ISBN (reprint: Markus Wiener, Princeton, , ISBN ).Contains English translations of extracts from medieval works dealing with Native name: أبو بكر بن عمر اللمتوني.   Buy Corpus of Early Arabic Sources for West African History by N. Levtzion, J.F.P. Hopkins from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages:

    Nehemia Levtzion and J.F.P. Hopkins, eds. Corpus of Early Arabic Sources for West African History. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, pages, maps, notes, bibliography, extensive index, glossaries. $ - Volume 16 Issue 2. Al-Umari cited in Levitzion and Hopkins Corpus of Early Arabic Sources for West African History (Cambridge University Press ) pp. Gold: Teaching Resources African Studies Center.


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Cambridge [Eng.] ; New York: Cambridge University Press. MLA Citation. Hopkins, J. and Levtzion, Nehemia. Corpus of early Arabic sources for West African history / translated by J.F.P. Hopkins ; edited and annotated by N. Levtzion & J.F. Hopkins Cambridge University Press Cambridge.

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