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Muslim Societies in African History

Muslim Societies in African History - 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0521533669

Cover of Muslim Societies in African History 04 (ISBN 978-0521533669)
ISBN13: 978-0521533669
ISBN10: 052153366X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 2004
International: No

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Muslim Societies in African History - 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0521533669

David Robinson and Martin Klein

ISBN13: 978-0521533669
ISBN10: 052153366X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

Examining a series of processes (e.g. islamization, arabization, and africanization) and case studies from North, West, and East Africa, this book gives snapshots of Muslim societies in Africa over the past 1,000+ years.

Table of Contents

Pt. I The Historical and Institutional Background

1. Muhammad and the Birth of Islam
2. The Basic Institutions of Islam

Pt. II General Themes

3. The Islamization of Africa
4. The Africanization of Islam
5. Muslim Identity and the Salve Trades
6. Western Views of Africa and Islam

Pt. III Case Studies

7. Morocco: Muslims in a "Muslim Nation"
8. Ethiopia: Muslims in a "Christian Nation"
9. Asante and Kumasi: A Muslim Minority in a "Sea of Paganism"
10.Sokoto and Hausaland: Jihad within the Dar al-Islam
11. Buganda: Religious Competition for the Kingdom
12. The Sudan: The Mahdi and Khalifa amid Competing Imperialisms
13. Senegal: Bamba and the Murids under French Colonial Rule