Corpus of Early Arabic Sources for West African History
J. F. P. Hopkins, Nehemia Levtzion
Markus Wiener Publishers, 2000 - History - 492 pages
The main sources for the medieval history of West Africa are to be found in Arabic writings. Here, in English translations, is the sum of what Islamic scholars wrote about West Africa between the 9th and 15th centuries, together with the notes necessary to its evaluation.
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