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EXCERPTS FROM CORPUS OF EARLY ARABIC SOURCES FOR WEST AFRICAN HISTORY

NEHEMIA LEVTZION

EXCERPTS FROM CORPUS OF EARLY ARABIC SOURCES FOR WEST AFRICAN HISTORY

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edited by Ranajit Guha and A. Mitra. Arabic sources are vital to the reconstruction of West African, espe-cially medieval West African history. The Corpus of Early Arabic Sources for West African History, edited by Nehemia Levtzion and Cambridge Arabist J.F.P. Hopkins (Levtzion and Hopkins ), presents many of them as excerpts translated into English.

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Bourgeois, "Stealing and Restoring Glory: Histories of the Great Mosques of Djenne" in J.L. Bourgeois and C. Pelos, eds., Spectacular Vernacular, (New. Levtzion & J.F.P. Hopkins, Corpus of early Arabic sources for West African history, Cambridge University Press,ISBN (reprint: Markus Wiener, Princeton,ISBN ).

English translation of extracts dealing with the Almoravids. Excerpts of their descriptions of Africa were published in the seminal volume of works by North Africans, Andalusians and Muslims of Africa and the Middle East: Nehemia Levtzion and J.

Hopkins (eds.) Corpus of Early Arabic Sources for West African History (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press ). Cited by: 8. Citation: Abu Ubayd al-Aziz al-Bakri, “The Book of Routes and Realms,” in Corpus of early Arabic sources for West African history, trans. by J.

Hopkins and edted by N. Levtzion and J. Hopkins (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ), pp. Vocabulary. Corpus of Early Arabic Sources for West African History, ed. and trans. Levtzion, N. and was the result of meticulously collecting and using all available types of evidence, his notion of early history was one of migrations of ethnic groups and clans taken from selected oral Winwood, The African Sketch-Book (2 vols.: London, Cited by: 7.

2) Documents From the African Past, edited by Robert O. Collins. (Has excerpts from sources describing the continent from as far back as the first century AD.) 3) Corpus of Early Arabic Sources for West African History edited by N. Levtzion and JFP Hopkins.

(these sources can be unreliable the farther back you go--some are more myth than history). Corpus of Early Arabic Sources for West African History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Levtzion, Nehemia, and Randall L. Pouwells, eds. The History of Islam in Africa. Athens: Ohio University Press. Levitt, Peggy. Gods Need No Passport: Immigrants and the Changing American Religious Landscape. New York: The New Press. The Mali Empire (Manding: Nyeni or Niani; also historically referred to as the Manden Kurufaba, sometimes shortened to Manden) was an empire in West Africa from c.

to The empire was founded by Sundiata Keita (c. – c. ) and became renowned for the wealth of its rulers, especially Musa Manding languages were spoken in the l: Niani; later Kangaba. ADVANCE AFRICAN CIVILIZATIONS DESTROYED BY EUROPEANS. a small library for a West African scholar of the 16th century.

is given on wikipedia as p of Corpus of Early Arabic Sources. Nehemia Levtzion and J. Hopkins, eds., Corpus of Early Arabic Sources for West African History (Princeton, NJ: Markus Wiener, ); John Hunwick, Timbuktu and the Songhay Empire Al-Saʿdi’s Taʾrīkh Al-Sūdān Down toand Other Contemporary Documents (Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, ); and his Sharīʻa in Songhay: The Cited by: 1.

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Levtzion, Nehemia; Hopkins, John F.P., eds. (), Corpus of Early Arabic Sources for West Africa, New York, NY: Marcus Weiner Press, ISBN First published in Pages contain Ibn Battuta’s account of his visit to West Africa. ^ Ibn Abi Zar's account in translated in N. Levtzion and J.F.P.

Hopkins,editors, Corpus of Early Arabic Sources for West African History, University of Ghana, pff. For tentative identification of the ribat, see Moraes Farias () ^ Ibn al-Zayyat (). B: Byzantine Historiography Some cultures have history as distinct field of interest, some don't.

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Levtzion and Hopkinsa collection of translated excerpts of Arabic writings pertaining to northwestern African history, is an invaluable resource.

Other published archives include the monumental compendia of northwest African fatwas (al-Wansharīsī – and Wuld al-Baraʾ –) and the two-volume compilation of trade. 7 For more on the early Arab writings about sub-Saharan Africa, see Nehemia Levtzion and J.F.P.

Hopkins, editors, Corpus of Early Arabic Sources for West African History (Princeton, NJ: Markus Weiner Publications, ). Original publication: Cambridge University Press, This work contains an exhaustive collection of excerpts from the early Arabic writers on sub-Saharan Africa, translated.

The Digital Corpus assembles a wide range Greek texts and their Arabic counterparts. It also includes a number of Arabic commentaries and important secondary sources.

The texts in the corpus can be consulted individually or side by side with their translation. The majority of texts can also be downloaded for further analysis. “[A] general history book that uses primary source material throughout.

It introduces students to the importance of primary sources and stresses how these early texts provide the evidence and foundations for all the words, ideas, and thoughts that make up traditional history books. This book provides the reader with the primary sources for the history of the ancient Near East.

Covering the period from the earliest historical and literary texts (ca. BC) to the advent of Alexander the Great ( BC), it presents new translations of Mesopotamian and ancient Near Eastern historiographic texts, and other related materials.

Sinceeach issue of the American Historical Review has included a short list of websites that contain freely available digital primary sources.

This website reproduces that list (with minor edits), including the site's geographic category as it appeared in the AHR and brief blurb associated with each site. Please note. Matar's book, however, brilliantly illustrates the diversity of Arab perspectives on Europe and Europeans in the early modern period.

In the first half of the book, Matar offers a presentation and analysis of the primary sources that appear in translated excerpts in the second part.

Matar adopts a microhistorical approach to his sources, emphasiz. Colonial History of French West Africa: Notes from Archival Documents and Other Sources () (Dr.

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Easily the best book currently available explaining how the translation of ancient works became patronized by Muslim elites and. Hopkins and Nehemia Levtzion, Corpus of Early Arabic Sources; See also Ghislaine Lydon, On Saharan Trails: Islamic Law, Trade Networks and Cultural Exchange in Nineteenth Century West Africa (New York: Cambridge University Press, ), 1–7, 59–63, 73–86; “Saharan Oceans and Bridges, Barriers and Divides in West Africa’s Author: E.

Ann McDougall. Bibliography, Sources and References Note: The author regrets to note that not all assays in the site contain proper footnotes because in the initial stages of writing and publishing this site it was not intended to be a formal research project.

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