The Arabic Book

    Translated by
  • Geoffrey French

Hardcover

Price:
$79.95 / £66.00
ISBN:
Published:
04/19/2016
Copyright:
2016
Pages:
228
Size:
6 x 9 in.
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This long-awaited translation of Johannes Pedersen’s Danish work Den Arabiske Bog (1946) describes in vivid detail the production of books in medieval Islam, and outlines the role of literature and scholarship in Islamic society.

Originally published in 1984.

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