Medieval West Africa: In the Eyes of the Arabic Sources / Edition 1

Medieval West Africa: In the Eyes of the Arabic Sources / Edition 1

by Nehemia Levtzion, Jay Spaulding
     
 

Designed for undergraduates in history and Middle East studies who do not read Arabic, this reader contains English translations of the key texts about West Africa before 1500. Each text or excerpt is prefaced with an introduction by the editors that describes its creation and importance for historians. Levtzion (Hebrew U., Jerusalem) and Spaulding (Kean U.) also… See more details below

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Designed for undergraduates in history and Middle East studies who do not read Arabic, this reader contains English translations of the key texts about West Africa before 1500. Each text or excerpt is prefaced with an introduction by the editors that describes its creation and importance for historians. Levtzion (Hebrew U., Jerusalem) and Spaulding (Kean U.) also provide an introduction to the history, culture, religion, and politics of the area. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558763050
Publisher:
Wiener, Markus Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/01/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
196
Sales rank:
411,492
Product dimensions:
5.72(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.41(d)

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