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Smugglers And Saints Of The Sahara

Author : Judith Scheele  |  Pub Date : 2012-04-30  |  Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107022126
ISBN 13 : 1107022126

This book describes life on the contemporary border between Algeria and Mali, exploring current developments in a broad historical and socioeconomic context...



Legalism

Author : Fernanda Pirie  |  Pub Date : 2014-07-31  |  Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191025938
ISBN 13 : 0191025933

'Community' and 'justice' recur in anthropological, historical, and legal scholarship, yet as concepts they are notoriously slippery. Historians and lawyers look to anthropologists..



The Book Smugglers Of Timbuktu

Author : Charlie English  |  Pub Date : 2017-04-24  |  Publisher : William Collins

ISBN 10 : 0008126631
ISBN 13 : 9780008126636

Two tales of a city: The historical race to reach one of the world's most mythologized places, and the story of how a contemporary band of archivists and librarians, fighting to sa..



The Bad Ass Librarians Of Timbuktu

Author : Joshua Hammer  |  Pub Date : 2017-04-04  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781476777412
ISBN 13 : 1476777411

In the 1980s, a young adventurer and collector for a government library, Abdel Kader Haidara, journeyed across the Sahara Desert and along the Niger River, tracking down and salvag..



Legalism

Author : Paul Dresch  |  Pub Date : 2015-11-12  |  Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780191068324
ISBN 13 : 0191068322

Mainstream historians in recent decades have often treated formal categories and rules as something to be 'used' by individuals, as one might use a stick or stone, and the gains of..



Sects Social Disorder

Author : Abdul Raufu Mustapha  |  Pub Date : 2014  |  Publisher : Boydell & Brewer Ltd

ISBN 10 : 9781847011077
ISBN 13 : 1847011071

Nigerian society has long been perceived as divided along religious lines, between Muslims and Christians, but alongside this there is an equally important polarization within the ..



Tell This In My Memory

Author : Eve M. Troutt Powell  |  Pub Date : 2012-11-14  |  Publisher : Stanford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780804783750
ISBN 13 : 0804783756

In the late nineteenth century, an active slave trade sustained social and economic networks across the Ottoman Empire and throughout Egypt, Sudan, the Caucasus, and Western Europe..