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Author Loimeier, Roman.

Title Muslim societies in Africa [electronic resource] : a historical anthropology / Roman Loimeier.

Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xv, 358 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the geographical and anthropological setting -- Is there an "African" Islam? -- The Bild al-Maghrib: rebels, saints, and heretics -- The Sahara as connective space -- Dynamics of Islamization in the Bild al-Sdn -- Dynamics of jihd in the Bild al-Sdn -- Islam in Nubia and Funj -- Egyptian colonialism and the Mahd in the Sudan -- Ethiopia and Islam -- Muslims on the Horn of Africa -- The East African coast -- Muslims on the Cape: community and dispute -- Muslims under colonial rule.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Muslims -- Africa -- History.
Islam -- Africa -- History.
Africa -- Civilization -- Islamic influences.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780253007889 (cl : alk. paper)
9780253007971 (e-book)

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