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Asma'u, Nana 1793-1865

Works: 10 works in 27 publications in 4 languages and 1,017 library holdings
Roles: Author
Classifications: PL8234.A85, 893.721
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Nana Asma'u
Collected works of Nana Asma'u, daughter of Usman dan Fodiyo, (1793-1864) by Nana Asma'u( )
7 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nana Asma'u Bint Usman 'dan Fodio, a nineteenth-century Muslim scholar, lived in the region now known as northern Nigeria and was an eyewitness to battles of the largest of the West-African jihads of the era. The preparation and conduct of the jihad provide the topics for Nana Asma'u's poetry. Her work also includes treatises on history, law, mysticism, theology, and politics, and was heavily influenced by the Arabic poetic tradition. This volume contains annotated translations of works by the 19th century intellectual giant, Nana Asma'u, including 54 poems and prose texts
Gime Nana Asmaa'u e de wobbe ( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in Fula and Hausa and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of works by Nana Asma'u Bint Shehu Dan Fodio in Arabic, Hausa and Fulfulde by Nana Asma'u( Book )
in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Audience level: 0.77 (from 0.67 for Educating ... to 1.00 for The Arabic ...)
Alternative Names
Asmaa'u, Naana 1793-1865
Asmau, Nana 1793-1865
Naana Asmaa'u 1793-1865
Nana Asmaa'u 1793-1865
Usuman Foodiyo, Naana Asmaa'u b̳ii 1794-1865
English (23)
Fula (2)
Hausa (1)
French (1)