Introduction by Jan Just Witkam
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Brockelmann's GAL

In 1898 and 1902, the publishing house of E. Felber produced two volumes entitled Geschichte der Arabischen Litteratur (GAL). The author Carl Brockelmann (1868-1956) was a young German university teacher from Breslau (now Wroczlaw in Poland). His objective was to outline the external history of Arabic literature, excluding all internal developments. He …

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Witkam, Jan Just, “Introduction by Jan Just Witkam”, in: Brockelmann Online, by Carl Brockelmann. Consulted online on 23 May 2017 <>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004168633, 1937-1949

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