Social History of Timbuktu: The Role of Muslim Scholars and Notables 1400-1900

Social History of Timbuktu: The Role of Muslim Scholars and Notables 1400-1900

by Elias N. Saad

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ISBN-13: 9780521136303
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/25/2010
Series: Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Genesis of a social tradition; 3. The scholars as a learned elite; 4. The scholars as administrators; 5. The scholars as regional notables; 6. Persistence of the patriciate; 7. Summary and conclusions; Appendices; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.

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