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

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

Label
The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu : and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts
Title
The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu
Title remainder
and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts
Statement of responsibility
Joshua Hammer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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 desctuction at the hands of Al Quaeda militants to the safety of southern Mali
Cataloging source
INU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hammer, Joshua
Dewey number
025.8/2096623
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z659
LC item number
.H22 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Libraries
  • Manuscripts, Arabic
  • Cultural property
  • Mali
  • Centre de documentation et de recherches "Ahmed Baba."
  • Islamic learning and scholarship
  • Librarians
Label
The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu : and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts, Joshua Hammer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-263) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1625873
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9781476777412
Lccn
2015030396
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1625873
  • (OCoLC)913303671
Label
The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu : and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts, Joshua Hammer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-263) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1625873
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9781476777412
Lccn
2015030396
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1625873
  • (OCoLC)913303671

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