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Mali & Senegal : the power of Islam

Author: Stuart Varnam-Atkin; Kazunori Maruyama; Hiroyuki Shima; Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai.; Filmakers Library, inc.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Filmakers Library, Inc., [2002?]
Series: Africa in the 21st century, 2.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Islam has influenced West Africa since the 11th century, but only in the last 100 years has the religion grown so rapidly in Senegal and Mali. One prominent sect, the Murid movement, has millions of followers and wealth accumulated from peanut cultivation. As a force of conservative Islam, its economic and political power must be watched by the West.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Varnam-Atkin; Kazunori Maruyama; Hiroyuki Shima; Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai.; Filmakers Library, inc.
OCLC Number: 51299369
Notes: "NHK documentary."
Credits: Narrated by Stuart Varnam-Atkin ; music by Kazunori Maruyama ; directed by Hiroyuki Shima.
Description: 1 videocassette (49 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Africa in the 21st century, 2.
Other Titles: Mali and Senegal :
Responsibility: [produced by NHK].

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Islam has influenced West Africa since the 11th century, but only in the last 100 years has the religion grown so rapidly in Senegal and Mali. One prominent sect, the Murid movement, has millions of followers and wealth accumulated from peanut cultivation. As a force of conservative Islam, its economic and political power must be watched by the West.

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