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Islamic reform in twentieth-century Africa

Author: Roman Loimeier
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on 12 case studies (Senegal, Mali, Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar and the Comoros), this book looks at patterns and peculiarities of different traditions of Islamic reform. Considering both Sufi- and Salafi-oriented movements in their respective historical contexts, it stresses the importance of the local context to explain the different trajectories of development.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roman Loimeier
ISBN: 9781474427050 1474427057 9780748695430 0748695435
OCLC Number: 992498419
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2016.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource.
Responsibility: Roman Loimeier.

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"The book is a comprehensive comparative depiction of Islamic reform movements in Africa in historical perspective. Loimeier compellingly demonstrates the complexity and diversity of these movements, Read more...

 
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