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Conference Symposium on the History of Printing and Publishing in the Languages and Countries of the Middle East (3rd : 2008 : Universität Leipzig)
Title 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.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2014.

Conference Symposium on the History of Printing and Publishing in the Languages and Countries of the Middle East (3rd : 2008 : Universität Leipzig)
Series Islamic manuscripts and books ; volume 4
Islamic manuscripts and books ; v. 4.
Subject Printing -- Middle East -- History -- Congresses.
Publishers and publishing -- Middle East -- History -- Congresses.
Printing, Arabic -- History -- Congresses.
Middle Eastern literature -- Publishing -- History -- Congresses.
Alt Name Roper, Geoffrey,
Description 1 online resource (xii, 328 pages).
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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.
Papers chiefly in English; one paper each in French and German.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789004255975 (electronic bk.)
9004255974 (electronic bk.)
9789004255050
9004255052
OCLC # 867631129
Additional Format Print version: Symposium on the History of Printing and Publishing in the Languages and Countries of the Middle East (3rd : 2008 : Universität Leipzig). Historical aspects of printing and publishing in languages of the Middle East 9789004255050 (DLC) 2013029648 (OCoLC)857356524


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