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'God Alone is King': Islam and Emanicipation in Senegal - The Wolof Kingdoms of Kajoor and Bawol, 1859-1914
     

'God Alone is King': Islam and Emanicipation in Senegal - The Wolof Kingdoms of Kajoor and Bawol, 1859-1914

by James F. Searing
 
The French colonial conquest of Senegal was part of a Wolof civil war and the on-going battles between Islam and the monarchy that had commenced with the Muslim rebellion in 1859. This work is an examination of Islam, slave emancipation and the impact of cash cropping in colonial Senegal from 1859 to 1914. The book decolonizes history through its focus on Wolof

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The French colonial conquest of Senegal was part of a Wolof civil war and the on-going battles between Islam and the monarchy that had commenced with the Muslim rebellion in 1859. This work is an examination of Islam, slave emancipation and the impact of cash cropping in colonial Senegal from 1859 to 1914. The book decolonizes history through its focus on Wolof historical agency, critical readings of French sources, and a Wolof-centred chronology of historical transformation. North America: Heinemann

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780852556474
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Series:
Social History of Africa
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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