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Loimeier, Roman
Muslim societies in Africa : a historical anthropology / Roman Loimeier
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2013]
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  BP64.A1 L65 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Muslims -- Africa -- History
Islam -- Africa -- History
Subject Africa -- Civilization -- Islamic influences
Physical Description xv, 358 pages : maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Content Type text
Media Type unmediated
Carrier Type volume
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: the geographical and anthropological setting -- Is there an "African" Islam? -- The Bilād al-Maghrib: rebels, saints, and heretics -- The Sahara as connective space -- Dynamics of Islamization in the Bilād al-Sūdān -- Dynamics of jihād in the Bilād al-Sūdān -- Islam in Nubia and Funj -- Egyptian colonialism and the Mahdī in the Sudan -- Ethiopia and Islam -- Muslims on the Horn of Africa -- The East African coast -- Muslims on the Cape: community and dispute -- Muslims under colonial rule
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