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Thomas Bierschenk Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: GTM-170525

Content Description

This collection is currently unprocessed and access to it may therefore be limited. Researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections for more information on access to this collection.

Printed materials and typed reports regarding the history, economy, and society of Oman.

Dates

  • 1942 - 1983
  • Majority of material found within 1970 - 1979

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is currently unprocessed and access to it may therefore be limited. Researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections for more information on access to this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are solely responsible for determining the copyright status of the materials being used, establishing who the copyright owner is, locating the copyright owner, and obtaining permission for intended use.

Biographical Note

Thomas Bierschenk is a German professor of Anthropology and African Studies at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany. He has published the following books: "Weltmarkt: Stammesgesellschaft: Insudostarabien (Sultanat Oman)" (1984), "Islam in Africa" (2003), and "States at Work: Dynamics of African Beauracracies" (2014). Among his other academic posts, he taught at Georgetown University in the 1990s.

[Sources: (1) Johannes Gutenberg University at Mainz: www.blogs.uni-mainz.de. (2) Georgetown University "Hoya Search."].

Extent

0.7 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Thomas Bierschenk, 2017.

Title
Thomas Bierschenk Papers
Status
Unprocessed
Date
2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2023: Edited for DACS compliance by John Zarrillo

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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