Africa's Sources of Knowledge in Ajami Scripts
Fallou Ngom (Boston University) addresses the myth of illiteracy in Islamcized areas of Africa. It uncovers important sources of African knowledge written in the modified classical Arabic script known as Ajami.
Islam, Arabic script, Africa, African knowledge, Ajami, literacy
African Languages and Societies | African Studies | Islamic Studies
Ngom, Fallou. "Africa's Sources of Knowledge in Ajami Scripts." Ensemble video, 01:27:45. March 21, 2013. https://ensemble.dickinson.edu/Watch/a6M3Sty8