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The book in Mamluk Egypt and Syria (1250-1517) scribes, libraries and market

The book in Mamluk Egypt and Syria (1250-1517) scribes, libraries and market
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ISBN 9004387005 (hardcover)
9789004387003 (hardcover)
Author Behrens-Abouseif, Doris
Title The book in Mamluk Egypt and Syria (1250-1517) : scribes, libraries and market / by Doris Behrens-Abouseif
Publisher Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2018
Physical desc. xi, 178 pages ; illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Series Islamic history and civilization : studies and texts 162
Bibliography etc. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The legacy -- The classical heritage -- The Fatimid and Ayyubid legacies -- Mamluk libraries -- Patronage of the Mamluk book -- A palace library? -- The libraries of religious institutions -- The librarians in religious institutions -- Private libraries and endowments -- Book circulation and storage -- Borrowing practices -- The size of libraries -- The size of books -- The physical setting -- The market -- Location and environment -- Dealers and publishers -- Value, prices, and fees -- The Mamluk scribe: background and formation -- Terminology and definition -- Writing and copying -- From oral to written books and back -- Books from the barracks -- The Mamluk master calligraphers -- The art and practice of calligraphy -- Teaching writing and calligraphy -- The social and cultural contexts -- Calligraphers and craftsmen -- Calligraphers and the aristocracy -- The chain of Mamluk calligraphers -- The Syrian school -- The Egyptian school.
Subject Books -- Egypt -- History -- 400-1450
Books -- Egypt -- History -- 1450-1600
Books -- Syria -- History -- 400-1450
Books -- Syria -- History -- 1450-1600
Libraries -- Egypt -- History -- 400-1400
Libraries -- Egypt -- History -- 1400-1600
Libraries -- Syria -- History -- 400-1400
Libraries -- Syria -- History -- 1400-1600
Scribes -- Egypt -- History
Scribes -- Syria -- History
Calligraphers -- Egypt -- History
Calligraphers -- Syria -- History
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