The Formation of the Sudanese Mahdist State

Ceremony and Symbols of Authority: 1882-1898

Kim Searcy, Loyola University, Chicago

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€95,00
$126.00
ISBN13: 
9789004185999
E-ISBN: 
9789004191075
Publication Date: 
December 2010
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
viii, 166 pp.
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ISSN: 
1570-3754
Volume: 
11

Zachary Valentine Wright, Northwestern University, Qatar

Living Knowledge in West African Islam examines the actualization of religious identity in the Muslim community of Ibrāhīm Niasse (d. 1975, Senegal). The realization of Islam was achieved through the enduring West African practice of learning in the physical presence of exemplary masters.
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Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004288072
Expected: 
March 2015
This book brings a new perspective on the history of the spread of the Salafῑ-Wahhābῑ doctrine since the conquest of the Ḥijāz by Ibn Saʿūd in 1926. It also shows the contribution of a network of ʿulamāʾ from West Africa, South Asia and Egypt...
Series: 
Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004270312
Expected: 
April 2015

Anne K. Bang, Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, Norway

In the period c. 1880-1940, Sufism in East Africa was the vehicle both for conversion to Islam and for reform of Islamic practice. In this book, Sufi expansion is traced and situated within the wider framework of Islamic reform.
Series: 
Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004251342
Publication date: 
August 2014

John A. Chesworth, University of Birmingham, and Franz Kogelmann, Bayreuth University

Sharīʿa in Africa Today. Reactions and Responses explores how Islamic law has influenced relations between Muslims and Christians, through a series of case studies by young African scholars working in Sudan, Nigeria, Kenya and Tanzania
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004250543
Publication date: 
November 2013

Ousman Murzik Kobo, Ohio State University

In this book Ousman Kobo provides a fresh understanding of the indigenous origins of Islamic reforms sympathetic to "Wahhabi" ideas in two West African countries, Burkina Faso and Ghana, and connects these movements to Muslim's search for religious purity in modern contexts.
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004215252
Publication date: 
August 2012

Cleo Cantone

This book constitutes a seminal contribution to the fields of Islamic architectural history and gender studies. It is the first major empirical study of the history and current state of mosque building in Senegal and the first study of mosque space from a gender perspective.
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004203372
Publication date: 
April 2012

Terje Østebø

With a particular focus on the role of situated actors, this book sheds light on the emergence and expansion of Salafism in Bale, Ethiopia from the late 1960s, through the Marxist period (1974-1991) before discussing the rapid expansion and fragmentation of the movement in the 1990s until 2006.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184787
Publication date: 
October 2011

Roman Loimeier, University of Göttingen

The present volume examines the development of Muslim traditions of reform in pre-colonial and colonial Zanzibar, focussing on patterns of cooperation between religious scholars and the British colonial state and highlights the effects of the Zanzibar revolution of 1964 on the development of...
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004175426
Publication date: 
June 2009

Scott Reese

Drawing on locally compiled Arabic language sources, this book offers a comprehensive examination of the role of Muslim scholars as popular intellectuals and reformers in southern Somalia during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004167292
Publication date: 
June 2008

By Mohammed Maarouf

This book is much more than an analysis of the schema of domination and submission as it is played out in the social drama of jinn eviction. It is also a source of information on the history and mythology of a saintly lineage, on the day to day running of a pilgrimage centre, on popular Islam,...
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004160996
Publication date: 
November 2007

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