Tainted Legacy: Islam, colonialism and slavery in Northern Nigeria

Tainted Legacy: Islam, colonialism and slavery in Northern Nigeria

by Yusufu Turaki
     
 

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In recent years violent attacks by Muslims in Nigeria have left thousands of Christians dead. This important study traces the origins of this crisis to the historical impact of Islam on Northern Nigeria. The author explores Islamic colonialism and slavery in West Africa and how their malign influence was entrenched by the British colonial administration. He

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In recent years violent attacks by Muslims in Nigeria have left thousands of Christians dead. This important study traces the origins of this crisis to the historical impact of Islam on Northern Nigeria. The author explores Islamic colonialism and slavery in West Africa and how their malign influence was entrenched by the British colonial administration. He explains how they have bequeathed a tainted legacy of discrimination and cruelty to the Christians of Northern Nigeria.

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ISBN-13:
9780982521830
Publisher:
Isaac Publishing
Publication date:
09/30/2010
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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