The Meanings of Timbuktu

ISBN-13: 978-0796922045
ISBN-10: 0796922047
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Shamil Jeppie is a senior lecturer in the department of historical studies at the University of Cape Town, a key advisor to the South Africa-Mali Timbuktu Manuscript Project, and the author of Language Identity Modernity: The Arabic Study Circle of Durban. Souleymane Bachir Diagne is a professor in the department of philosophy at Northwestern University. He is the author of The Cultural Question in Africa, as well as a French translation of mathematician George Boole's Laws of Thought. He lives in Evanston, Illinois.

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