Studies in Moro History, Law, and Religion
Dr. Najeeb M. Saleeby (1870-1935) was born in Syria. He studied medicine at the American University of Beirut, moved to America and eventually became a naturalized US citizen. He worked in Sulu and Mindanao as the superintendent of schools.
He was an Arab Christian who lived among Moros and had extensive interaction with them; He studied their language, culture, law, history and religion. He translated many Moro Jawi manuscripts and Tarsilas, and authored several authoritative books about the Muslims in Sulu and Mindanao.
History of Magindanao --
Laws of the Moros --
Two Sulu orations
Half leather cover. Signs of wear and rubbing on cover and spine, edgewear
Public Bureau of Printing, Manila, 1905. 107, 16 Plates