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Rural and urban Islam in West Africa

Author: Nehemia Levtzion; Humphrey J Fisher
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : L. Rienner Publishers, 1987, ©1986.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nehemia Levtzion; Humphrey J Fisher
ISBN: 1555870562 9781555870560
OCLC Number: 15316567
Notes: "The text of this volume was first published as volume 20/1 of Asian and African studies by the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies, University of Haifa"--Title page verso.
Description: vii, 176 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Rural and urban Islam in West Africa / Nehemia Levtzion --
Merchants vs. scholars and clerics in West Africa / Nehemia Levtzion --
The economics of Islam in the southern Sahara / E. Ann McDougall --
The shaykh's men / Lucie G. Colvin --
Tcherno Aliou, the walí of Goumba / Lamin Sanneh --
Dyula and Sonongui roles in the Islamization of the region of Kong / Kathryn L. Green --
Aḥmadiyya and urbanization / May Yacoob --
Court and periphery in Ethiopian Christianity / Steven Kaplan --
Liminality, hijra, and the city / Humphrey J. Fisher.
Responsibility: edited by Nehemia Levtzion and Humphrey J. Fisher.

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