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Resources: 2005

Discussion Guides

Click here for a book discussion guide and study questions for Leo Africanus.

Related Area Events and Resources

The Center for Middle East and North African Studies webpage for the theme semester

UMS Arab World Music Festival Series

Other Books Under Consideration: 2005

The following books were also under consideration for this year's Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Reads.

Karen Armstrong, Islam: A Short History. New York: Modern Library, 2002.

Maria Rosa Menocal, The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain. Boston: Little Brown, 2002.

For information on the real Leo Africanus and his travels, visit

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Youth Titles on Cultural Treasures of the Middle East: K-12