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Title The Arabic script in Africa : studies in the use of a writing system / edited by Meikal Mumin, Kees Versteegh.

Publication Info. Boston : Brill, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource (420 pages) : illustrations (some color).
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Series Studies in Semitic languages and linguistics, 0081-8461 ; volume 71
Studies in Semitic languages and linguistics ; 71.
Note Most of the papers in the present volume are based on presentations at the TASIA (The Arabic Script in Africa-Diffusion, Usage, Diversity and Dynamics of a Writing System) workshop, which took place on April 6-7, 2010, at the University of Cologne, Germany.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents section I. General problems of Arabic-script based traditions -- section II. North Africa -- section III. West Africa -- section IV. East Africa -- section V. South Africa.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Arabic language -- Writing.
Arabic alphabet.
Africa -- Languages.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Mumin, Meikal.
Versteegh, Kees, 1961-
Other Form: Print version: Arabic script in Africa : studies in the use of a writing system. Boston : Brill, 2014 Studies in Semitic languages and linguistics ; volume 71 0081-8461 ; 9789004256798 (DLC) 2013031839
ISBN 9789004256798 (hardback : alk. paper)
9789004256804 (e-book)

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