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Author Hirschler, Konrad
Title The written word in the medieval Arabic lands : a social and cultural history of reading practices / Konrad Hirschler
Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2012
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  P211.3.A65 H669 2012    AVAILABLE    30530001136886
Descript vi, 234 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 202-227) and index
Reading and writerly culture -- A city is reading : popular and scholarly reading sessions -- Learning to read : popularisation and the written word in children's schools -- Local endowed libraries and their readers -- Popular reading practices
Subject Written communication -- Arab countries -- History -- To 1500
Books and reading -- Arab countries -- History -- To 1500
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