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Islam in Africa

Author: Hal Marcovitz
Publisher: Philadelphia : Mason Crest, ©2014.
Series: Africa, progress & problems.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the historical spread of Islam throughout Africa, and examines current issues and controversies surrounding the Muslim faith in Africa, including fundamentalist interpretations of Islam, efforts to impose Islamic law in countries with mixed Muslim and non-Muslim populations, and religious-based violence.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hal Marcovitz
ISBN: 9781422229439 1422229432 9781422288887 1422288889
OCLC Number: 840927766
Description: 112 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Islam in Africa: an overview --
Islam sweeps across the continent --
Colonial influence and the Muslim response --
Islamic influences on Africa --
Islam and African governments --
Conflict in Muslim Africa.
Series Title: Africa, progress & problems.
Responsibility: Hal Marcovitz.

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Africa is a complex and diverse continent, and its more than 50 countries provide a study in contrasts: democracy and despotism, immense wealth and crushing poverty, modernism and traditionalism,  Read more...

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