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Architecture: Ashante Art (and Sub-Saharan Islamic Art in general) and its relationship to Mamluk art in Egypt
Adahl, Karin, and Sahlström, Berit (eds.), Islamic Art and Culture in Sub-Saharan Africa, (Sweden: 1995)

'Abd Allah al-Sawi (ed.), Al-Mas'udi, Akhbar al-Zaman, (Beirut: 1906)

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---------- "Later Mamluk Metalwork--II: A Series of Lunch-Boxes," in Oriental Art, vol. 17, #2 (Summer 1971), pp. 159-64

Atil, Esin, Renaissance of Islam: Art of the Mamluks (Washington D.C.: 1981)

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Bravman, René, Islam and Tribal Art in West Africa, (London: 1974)

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Clark, Peter, West Africa and Islam: A Study of Religious Development from the 8th to the 20th Century, (London: 1982).

Cole, Herbert M., and Ross, Doran H., The Arts of Ghana, (Los Angeles: 1977)

Critchlow, Keith, Islamic Patterns: An Analytical and Cosmological Approach, (London: 1976)

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Defrémery, C., and Sanguinetti, B. R.,Voyages d'Ibn Battutah (Texte Arabe, accompagné d'une Traduction), (Paris: 1879)

Dellenbach, M., "Poids pour Peser l'Or (Côte d'Ivoire)," in Archives Suisses d'Anthropologie Générale, vol. VII (1934), pp. 60-72.

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Ellis, A. B., A History of the Gold Coast of West Africa, (New York: 1969)

El-Said, Issam, and arman, Ayse, Geometric Concepts in Islamic Art, (Guildford, England: 1976)

Ettinghausen, Richard, and Grabar, Oleg, The Art and Architecture of Islam: 650-1250, (New Haven & London: 1987)

Fagaly, William, Shapes of Power, Belief and Celebration: African Art from New Orleans Collections, (New Orleans: 1989)

Fage, J. D., A History of Africa, (London: 1988)

---------- Ghana: A Historical Interpretation, (Madison: 1961)

Fage, J. D. (ed.), The Cambridge History of Africa, vol. 2, (Cambridge: 1978)

Fagg, William, "Ashanti Gold," in The Connoisseur, 185 (1974), pp. 41-8.

Féhervári, Géza, Islamic Metalwork of the Eighth to the Fifteenth Century in the Keir Collection, (London: 1976)

Fox, Christine, Asante Brass Casting: Lost-Wax Casting of Gold- Weights, Ritual Vessels and Sculptures, with Handmade Equipment, (Cambridge: 1988)

Garrard, Timothy, "Akan Metal Arts," in African Arts, vol. 13: 1 (1979), pp. 36-43, 100.

---------- Akan Weights and the Gold Trade, (London: 1980)

---------- Gold of Africa: Jewellery and Ornaments from Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, and Senegal, (Geneva: 1989)

---------- "Studies in Akan Goldweights (1)," in Transactions of the Historical Society of Ghana, vol. 13, n. 1 (June 1972), pp. 1-20.

---------- "Studies in Akan Goldweights (2): The Weight Standards," in Transactions of the Historical Society of Ghana, vol. 13, n. 2 (Dec. 1972), pp. 149-62.

---------- "Studies in Akan Goldweights (3): The Weight Names," in Transactions of the Historical Society of Ghana, vol. 14, n. 1 (June 1973), pp. 1-16.

---------- "Studies in Akan Goldweights (4): The Dating of Akan Goldweights," in Transactions of the Historical Society of Ghana, vol. 14, n. 2 (Dec. 1973), pp. 149-68.

Glück, J., Die Goldgewichte von Oberguinea, (Heidelberg: 1937)

Grabar, Oleg, "Islamic Art: Art of a Culture or Art of a Faith?," in Art and Archaeology Papers (AARP), vol. 9 (April 1976), p. 3.

---------- The Mediation of Ornament, (Princeton: 1992)

Gruber, Christiane, "An Islamic Copper Cauldron in the Collections of The Art Museum, Princeton University," B. A. thesis, (Princeton: 1998)

Habel, H., "Les Poids à Peser l'Or en Côte d'Ivoire," in Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire, T. 16, série B, pp. 55-82.

Hardy, Georges, L'Art Nègre, (Paris:1927)

Hassan, Salah M., Art and Islamic Literacy Among the Hausa of Northern Nigeria, (Lewiston: 1992)

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Ibn Hawqal, Kitab Surat al-ard, in Kramers, J. H. (ed.), Biblioteca Geographorum Arabicorum II, 2nd edition, 2 vols. (Leiden: 1938-9), vol. 1.

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Kisch, Bruno, Scales and Weights: A Historical Outline, (New Haven & London: 1965),

Laude, Jean, The Arts of Black Africa (Jean Decock, trans.), (Los Angeles: 1971)

Leuzinger, Elsy, The Art of Black Africa, (London: 1972)

Levtzion, Nehemia, Ancient Ghana and Mali, (New York: 1980)

---------- "Early 19th Century Arabic Manuscripts," in Transactions of the Historical Society of Ghana, vol. 8 (1965), pp. 97-115.

---------- Islam in West Africa: Religion, Society and Politics to 1800, (Brookfield, Vermont: 1994)

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Leyten, H. M., and van Rijn, G., Goldweights/Goudgewichten, (Amsterdam: 1979)

Massignon, Louis, "Six Plats de Bronze de Style Mamelouk," in Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale, vol. 10 (1912), pp. 79-88

Mauny, Raymond, "The Gold Trade," in (Collins, Robert O. (ed.)), Problems in African History, (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: 1968), pp. 291-6.

McCaskie, T. C., State and Society in Pre-Colonial Asante, (Cambridge: 1995)

Monteil, V., L'Islam Noire, (Paris: 1971)

Morton, A. H., A Catalogue of Early Islamic Glass Stamps in the British Museum, (London: 1985)

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Niangoran-Bouah, Georges, L'Univers Akan des Poids a Peser L'Or, 3 vols., (Abidjan: 1984)

---------- "Poids à Peser L'Or," in Présence Africaine: Revue Culturelle du Monde Noir, vol. 46: 2 (1963), pp. 202-220.

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---------- Ashanti Proverbs: The Primitive Ethics of a Savage People, (Oxford: 1916).

---------- Religion and Art in Ashanti, (Oxford: 1927)

---------- The Tribes of the Ashanti Hinterland, (Oxford: 1932)

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---------- "The Growth of Islamic Learning in Ghana," in Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria, vol. 2, n. 4 (Dec. 1963), pp. 406-417.

---------- The Northern Factor in Ashanti History, (Abidjan: 1961)

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