Beyond Timbuktu

Beyond Timbuktu

An Intellectual History of Muslim West Africa

Kane, Ousmane Oumar

Harvard University Press

06/2016

252

Dura

Inglês

9780674050822

15 a 20 dias

Timbuktu is famous as a center of learning from Islam's Golden Age. Yet it was one among many scholarly centers to exist in precolonial West Africa. Ousmane Kane charts the rise of Muslim learning in West Africa from the beginning of Islam to the present day and corrects lingering misconceptions about Africa's Muslim heritage and its influence.
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