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Wahhabiyya; Islamic reform and politics in French West Africa.

LansineМЃ Kaba

Wahhabiyya; Islamic reform and politics in French West Africa.

by LansineМЃ Kaba

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Published by Northwestern University Press in Evanston, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, French-speaking West.
    • Subjects:
    • Wahhābīyah -- Africa, French-speaking West.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 271-285.

      SeriesStudies in African religion
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBP64.A4 W357
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 285 p.
      Number of Pages285
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5437254M
      ISBN 10081010427X
      LC Control Number73085874

      Islam, like any religion, is facing challenges to evolve and adjust to modernity and in particular to the economic and cultural power of a dominant West. Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a Fellow with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, a Fellow with the Future of Diplomacy Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at The Harvard Kennedy School, a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.. In , Hirsi Ali was elected a member of the House Alma mater: Leiden University ().

      As we'll see in today's lesson, Islam spread throughout West Africa slowly, sort of like how water seeps into packed sand. In other words, rather than being intentional and instant, it was. The history of the Islamic faith on the continent of Africa spans fourteen centuries. For the first time in a single volume, The History of Islam in Africa presents a detailed historic mapping of the cultural, political, geographic, and religious past of this significant presence on a continent-wide scale. Bringing together two dozen leading scholars, this comprehensive work treats the.

      The history of Europe from is one of political, territorial, cultural, and economic expansion to a degree hardly conceivably at the beginning of the tenth century. Though broad ranging, this evolution is most easily visible in military-territorial terms. While the Europe of was under. This book is not an attempt to write a history of West Africa, but to show the way in which Islam spread and moulded the history of the western Sudan. Dr Trimingham's conclusion is that a fundamental Among the great facts in the history of West Africa prior to the age of European penetration has been the propagation of Islam and the way it has /5.


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Wahhabiyya; Islamic reform and politics in French West Africa by LansineМЃ Kaba Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Wahhabiyya: Islamic Reform and Politics in French West Africa (Studies in African religion) Hardcover – July 1, by Lansin-E Kaba (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsCited by: "Islam and Social Change in French West Africa is a significant contribution to African history.

It manages to integrate, in a coherent argument, the history of Islamic religious practice and of social marginality. Hanretta reflects with great intelligence on the process of Cited by: Islam and Social Change in French West Africa is a significant, well-written, and thoughtfully argued book.

Hanretta makes major substantive contributions to the historiography of Islam in Africa by illuminating the history of an under-examined movement and by placing women and low status individuals at the center of the : $ This book is a major contribution to the social, political and intellectual history of the largest colonial state in Africa, the French West African Federation.

By focusing on the specific subject of the development of French policy towards Islam, it sheds light on a wide range of issues, from the grand strategy of French imperialism to the Cited by: Exploring the history and religious community of a group of Muslim Sufi mystics who came largely from socially marginal backgrounds in colonial French West Africa, this study shows the relationship between religious, social, and economic change in the region/5(2).

Over the past three decades, scholars, government analysts and terrorism experts have examined the relationship between Islam and politics. But specialists have tended to limit their analysis to a specific country or focus.

Few works have provided a geographically comprehensive, in-depth analysis. Since 9/11, another wave of literature on political Islam and global terrorism has appeared, much. French West Africa was a federation of eight French colonial territories in Africa: Mauritania, Senegal, French Sudan, French Guinea, Ivory Coast, Upper Volta, Dahomey and Niger.

The federation existed from until Its capital was Saint-Louis, Senegal untiland then Dakar until the federation's l: Saint Louis (–), Dakar (–). Islamic world - Islamic world - Islamic history from to the present: reform, dependency, and recovery: The history of modern Islam has often been explained in terms of the impact of “the West.” From this perspective the 18th century was a period of degeneration and a prelude to European domination, symbolized by Napoleon I’s conquest of Egypt in → Islam expanded in East Africa in large part because of the efforts of Sayyid Said, the imam of Oman.

Reviving his family's lordship of the African island of Zanzibar and eventually moving his capital from southern Arabia to Zanzibar inSaid gained control of. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kaba, Lansiné.

Wahhabiyya; Islamic reform and politics in French West Africa. Evanston, Ill., Northwestern University. Kaba’s doctoral research on the role of Muslim clerics and merchants in African nationalism in Mali and neighboring countries in West Africa resulted in a dissertation that was published as a monograph, The Wahhabiyya: Islamic Reform and Politics in French West Africa, (Northwestern University Press, ).

This book received the Melville J. Herskovits Prize of the African Studies Association. Introduction. The French presence in Africa dates to the 17th century, but the main period of colonial expansion came in the 19th century with the invasion of Ottoman Algiers inconquests in West and Equatorial Africa during the so-called scramble for Africa and the establishment of protectorates in Tunisia and Morocco in the decades before the First World War.

“Tafsīr and the Intellectual History of Islam in West Africa: The Nigerian Case.” In Tafsīr and Intellectual History: Exploring the Boundaries of a Tradition, edited by Görke, Andreas and Pink, Johanna, –Cited by: 8. Book Description. Islam has long been a part of the West in terms of religion, culture, politics and society.

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Highlighting specific themes and topics in history and culture, chapters cover. Islam and Liberal Democracy. franchise therefore had no place in Islamic political evolution. early recognized in the West.

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Margari Hill, Stanford University January available in PDF format ( MB). While the presence of Islam in West Africa dates back to eighth century, the spread of the faith in regions that are now the modern states of Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali and Nigeria, was in actuality, a gradual and complex process.

The Somali-born author, atheist and ex-Muslim has a new book called Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now. She’s been popping up. Integrating Islam portrays the more complex reality of integration’s successes and failures in French politics and society.

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The historiography of a specific topic covers how historians have studied that topic using particular sources, techniques, and theoretical approaches.Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now by Ayaan Hirsi Ali – review This call for historic reform, by one of Islam’s most divisive critics, only highlights the scale of .