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The archaeology of Islam in sub-Saharan Africa

Author: Timothy Insoll
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2003.
Series: Cambridge world archaeology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first general study of the impact of Islam in sub-Saharan Africa from the immediate pre-Islamic period to the present day. Timothy Insoll charts the historical background and the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Insoll
ISBN: 0521651719 9780521651714 0521657024 9780521657020
OCLC Number: 248464674
Description: XV, 470 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten.
Contents: 1. The archaeology of Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa: an introduction; 2. Aksum to Adal: Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa; 3. The Nilotic Sudan; 4. The Eastern African Coast and offshore islands; 5. The Western Sahel; 6. The Central Sudan; 7. The West African Sudan and Forest; 8. The African interior: Eastern, Central, and Southern Africa; 9. Conclusions.
Series Title: Cambridge world archaeology.
Responsibility: Timothy Insoll.
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