Charles Stewart

Charles Stewart is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Visiting Scholar at Northwestern University's Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa. Professor Stewart has written widely on Islam in West Africa in the 18th through 20th centuries. He is the author of 'Islam and Social Order in Mauritania: A Case Study from the Nineteenth Century' and the founder of the Arabic Manuscript Management System, a bilingual database of over 20,000 Arabic manuscripts from West Africa.

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Lecture on Timbuktu Manuscripts at Al-Furqan Foundation
Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation organizes on...