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The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu: and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts

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Describes how a group of Timbuktu librarians enacted a daring plan to smuggle the city's great collection of rare Islamic manuscripts away from the threat of destruction at the hands of Al Qaeda militants to the safety of southern Mali.
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Centre de documentation et de recherches "Ahmed Baba
Centre de documentation et de recherches "Ahmed Baba"
Centre de documentation et de recherches "Ahmed Baba."
Cultural property -- Protection
Cultural property -- Protection -- Mali
Destruction and pillage
Haïdara, Abdel Kader Yéro, -- 1953-
History
Islamic learning and scholarship
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Large type books
Librarians
Librarians -- Mali -- Tombouctou
Libraries -- Destruction and pillage
Libraries -- Destruction and pillage -- Mali -- Tombouctou
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Mali -- History -- Tuareg Rebellion, 2012- -- Destruction and pillage
Mali -- Tombouctou
Manuscripts, Arabic
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Tuareg Rebellion (Mali : 2012- )
title_displayThe bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu : and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts
title_fullThe Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts
The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu : and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts / Joshua Hammer
The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu [large print] : and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts / Joshua Hammer
title_shortThe bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu
title_suband their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts
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Destruction and pillage
Haïdara, Abdel Kader Yéro
History
Islamic learning and scholarship
Librarians
Libraries
Manuscripts, Arabic
Military
Nonfiction
Protection