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The Kitab project aims to provide a list of all publications in Italy related to the Islamic world * and its culture
Ever since I started to approach the Islamic world I have found it quite difficult to find books related to these places in Italian bookstores; over time, thanks to projects such as
I state that the work to be done will be very long and will require many steps that at the time I am writing I do not even imagine, but I decided to dedicate myself seriously precisely because it is something that is even more needed than the many articles I have already brought with the Middle East and Surroundings. The dream would be to one day create a real library that contains all the physical copies, but, in the absence of funds and special aid (always welcome, in case you write to firstname.lastname@example.org), we will start with a list of all publications in Italian.
To simplify the work and also provide you with content on the site, we will proceed by publishing houses, selecting one a week and listing all their publications in the thematic catalog. You will be able to see, read and listen to the list that will be released both in
I really hope that you like the project and that it can be something useful, I would like to be able to become for you that help I was looking for years ago for me.
*The list will follow the spirit of the site, consequently the concept of “Islamic world” will be as flexible as possible, also going to include peoples, authors and cultures that have nothing to do with faith and Islam; an example of this will be the presence, among others, of authors from countries linked to the Islamic world such as
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