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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 desctuction at the hands of Al Quaeda militants to the safety of southern Mali.
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subject_facetCentre de documentation et de recherches "Ahmed Baba"
Centre de documentation et de recherches "Ahmed Baba."
Cultural property -- Protection -- Mali
Institut des Hautes Etudes et de Recherches Islamiques Ahmed Baba
Islamic learning and scholarship -- Mali -- Tombouctou
Large type books
Librarians -- Mali -- Tombouctou
Libraries -- Destruction and pillage -- Mali -- Tombouctou
Mali -- History -- Tuareg Rebellion, 2012- -- Destruction and pillage
Manuscripts, Arabic -- Mali -- Tombouctou
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 : and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts [electronic resource] / Joshua Hammer
The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu [sound recording] : and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts / Joshua Hammer
The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu [text (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
topic_facetCultural property
Destruction and pillage
History
Islamic learning and scholarship
Librarians
Libraries
Manuscripts, Arabic
Military
Nonfiction
Protection