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us: Hunwick, John O.

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  • Fuller Name

    • John Owen
  • Variants

    • us: هنويك, جون
    • us: Hunwick, J. O. (John O.)
    • us: Hūnwīk, Jawn
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1936
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2015-04-01
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Chard (England)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Skokie (Ill.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) England
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Nigeria
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Ghana
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of History
        • Affiliation Start: 1981
        • Affiliation End: 2004
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of London. School of Oriental and African Studies
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University College (Ibadan, Nigeria)
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Islam--Africa, West
          (lcsh) Africa, West--History
            (lcsh) Africa--Study and teaching
              (lcsh) Arabic language--Study and teaching
                (lcsh) Manuscripts, Arabic
                  (lcsh) Manuscripts, African
                • Occupation

                    (lcsh) Historians
                • Sources

                  • found: Maghili, M.b. Sharīʻa in Songhay, c1985: t.p. (John O. Hunwick)
                  • found: LC data base, 10-10-85 (hdg.: Hunwick, J.O.)
                  • found: His West Africa and the Arab world, 1991: t.p. (John Owen Hunwick)
                  • found: Jews of a Saharan oasis, c2005: ECIP t.p. (John Hunwick) data view (professor emeritus, Northwestern Univ.)
                  • found: BGMI, Oct. 31, 2008 (Hunwick, John O. (1936-); Hunwick, John Owen)
                  • found: Northwestern University, Department of History website, viewed May 12, 2014 (John Hunwick; PhD Univ. of London, 1974; holds joint appt. in Dept. of Religion; teaches and researches the social and intellectual history of Islamic Africa)
                  • found: African studies review, 50:3, Dec. 2007, (review of Hunwick's Jews of a Saharan oasis, 2006), viewed online May 12, 2014: p. 168 (in the 1960s Hunwick pioneered the use of Arabic sources for writing African history)
                  • found: Wikipedia, May 12, 2014 (John Hunwick; b. 1936 in Chard, Somerset, England; professor, author, Africanist; studied Arabic at SOAS, Univ. of London, 1956-1959; taught Arabic at Univ. of Ibadan, Nigeria (then University College, a branch of the Univ. of London), 1960-1967; estab. Dept. of Arabic and Islamic Studies, and Centre of Arabic Documentation for microfilming of Arabic manuscripts; taught Arabic at SOAS for 2 years, then taught in Ghana while working on his PhD thesis, approved at SOAS in 1974, basis of his book Shari'a in Songhay; retired from Northwestern in 2004 after 23 years of service, prof. emeritus there)
                  • found: Program of African Studies email, Apr. 3, 2015 (Professor Emeritus John O. Hunwick, d. in his home in Skokie, Illinois on April 1, 2015)
                  • found: Timbuktu: a refuge of scholarly and righteous folk, 2003: title page (John Hunwick (Director-General of ISITA)) page 1 (جون هنويك)
                • Editorial Notes

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                • Change Notes

                  • 1985-10-15: new
                  • 2016-03-07: revised
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