On Trans-Saharan Trails
Islamic Law, Trade Networks, and Cross-Cultural Exchange in Nineteenth-Century Western Africa
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© Ghislaine Lydon 2009
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Lydon, Ghislaine. On Trans-Saharan trails : Islamic law, trade networks, and cross-cultural exchange in nineteenth-century Western Africa / Ghislaine Lydon. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-0-521-88724-3 (hbk) 1. Sahara – Commerce – History – 19th century. 2. Africa, West – Commerce – History – 19th century. 3. Trade routes – Sahara – History – 19th century. 4. Trade routes – Africa, Institution, North, Women, Islamic Law, West – History – 19th century. I. Title. HF3937.L93 2009 382.0966–dc22 2008019074
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