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Of Making Many Copies There is No End: The Digitization of Manuscripts and Printed Books in Arabic Script

Riedel, Dagmar A.

The essay explores the relationship between writing, the digitization of manuscripts and printed books, and Digital Humanities in Middle East Eastern and Islamic Studies. It argues that the long intellectual tradition of textual pragmatism in Islamic civilization informs the current interaction with electronic texts and digital surrogates.

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The Digital Humanities and Islamic & Middle East Studies
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Center for Iranian Studies
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March 9, 2016