The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu

NF 025.82 HAM

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The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu : and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts

Hammer, Joshua, 1957-, author.

New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016.

278 pages ; 22 cm.

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Describes how a group of Timbuktu librarians enacted a daring plan to smuggle the city's great collection of rare Islamic manuscripts away from the threat of destruction at the hands of Al Qaeda militants to the safety of southern Mali.

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Control No:

46186

ISBN:

978-1-47677740-5

ISBN:

978-1-47677740-5

LC Call No:

Z659 .H22 2016

Author:

Hammer, Joshua, 1957-, author.

Title:

The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu : and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts / Joshua Hammer.

Edition:

First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.

Physical:

278 pages ; 22 cm.

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text txt rdacontent.

MediaType:

unmediated n rdamedia.

CarrierType:

volume nc rdacarrier.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (pages [249]-263) and index.

Summary:

Describes how a group of Timbuktu librarians enacted a daring plan to smuggle the city's great collection of rare Islamic manuscripts away from the threat of destruction at the hands of Al Qaeda militants to the safety of southern Mali.

Subject:

Centre de documentation et de recherches "Ahmed Baba.".

Subject:

Libraries--Destruction and pillage--Mali--Tombouctou.

Subject:

Manuscripts, Arabic--Mali--Tombouctou.

Subject:

Cultural property--Protection--Mali.

Subject:

Islamic learning and scholarship--Mali--Tombouctou.

Subject:

Librarians--Mali--Tombouctou.

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