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Author Hirschler, Konrad
Title The Written Word in the Medieval Arabic Lands : A Social and Cultural History of Reading Practices
Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2011
©2011
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (257 pages)
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Note COVER -- Copyright -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Tables -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 1. Reading and Writerly Culture -- 2. A City is Reading: Popular and Scholarly Reading Sessions -- 3. Learning to Read: Popularisation and the Written Word in Children's Schools -- Plates -- 4. Local Endowed Libraries and their Readers -- 5. Popular Reading Practices -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
This book discusses the history of reading in the high and late medieval period in the Middle East in depth. It offers a detailed and wide-ranging analysis of the period, exploring the key themes of literacy, orality and aurality
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Hirschler, Konrad The Written Word in the Medieval Arabic Lands : A Social and Cultural History of Reading Practices Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press,c2011 9780748642564
Subject Written communication -- Arab countries -- History -- To 1500.;Books and reading -- Arab countries -- History -- To 1500
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