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Historical aspects of printing and publishing in languages of the Middle East : papers from the Third Symposium on the History of Printing and Publishing in the Languages and Countries of the Middle East, University of Leipzig, September 2008 / edited by Geoffrey Roper.

Author/creator Symposium on the History of Printing and Publishing in the Languages and Countries of the Middle East 2008 : Universit├Ąt Leipzig)
Other author/creatorRoper, Geoffrey.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoLeiden ; Boston : Brill, 2014.
Descriptionxii, 328 pages ; 25 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Subject(s)
Series Islamic manuscripts and books, 1877-9964 ; VOLUME 4
Contents Mediaeval Arabic block printing : state of the field / Karl Schaefer -- Fruher Druck mit arabischen Typen in Leipzig, 17.-18. Jahrhundert / Boris Liebrenz -- Enlightenment in the Ottoman context : Ibrahim Muteferrika and his intellectual landscape / Vefa Erginbas -- Waiting for Godot : the formation of Ottoman print culture / Orlin Sabev (Orhan Salih) -- Printing and the abuse of texts in al-Gabarti's History of Egypt / Sarah Mirza -- Judaeo-Arabic printing in North Africa, 1850-1950 / Yosef Tobi -- Marginal miniatures : the Tehran edition of al-Damiri's Hayat al-hayawan (1285/1868) / Ulrich Marzolph -- The establishment of the Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate press / Ahmet Tasgin and Robert Langer -- L'Imprimerie Ebuzziya et l'art d'imprimer dans l'Empire Ottoman a la fin du XIXe siecle / Ozgur Turesay -- A champion of printing quality in the Ottoman Turkish press of the Second Constitutional period : Sehbal journal / Bora Ataman and Cem Pekman -- Arabic and bilingual newspapers and magazines in Latin America and the Caribbean / Philipp Bruckmayr -- A short history of Kurdish publishing and prospects for its future / Blair Kuntz -- The Bulaq Press Museum at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina / Ahmed Mansour.
General note"This volume contains revised and edited versions of papers presented at the Third International Symposium on the History of Printing and Publishing in the Languages and Countries of the Middle East, held at the University of Leipzig, 24-27 September 2008, in conjunction with the 24th Congress of the Union Europeenne des Arabisants et Islamisants (UEAI) and in cooperation with the Oriental Institute, University of Leipzig"--Preface.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
LanguagePapers chiefly in English; one paper each in French and German.
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2013029648
ISBN9789004255050 (hardback : acid-free paper)

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