Islamic Africa 1.2

Islamic Africa 1.2

by Muhammad Sani Umar

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Islamic Africa 1.2 by Muhammad Sani Umar

Islamic Africa is a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary, academic journal published by Northwestern University Press in collaboration with the Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa (ISITA), based at Northwestern University, Evanston. The journal incorporates Sudanic Africa, retaining its focus on historical sources, bibliographies, and methodologies.

Islamic Africa promotes interaction between scholars of Islam and Africa across all continents and across historical periods. We welcome papers on any aspect of Islam and Muslim life pertaining to Africa and/or Africans from the humanities and the social sciences, especially those originating from the African continent.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810128842
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Publication date: 06/30/2012
Pages: 143
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

SPECIAL ISSUE
Amadou Hampâté Bâ’s Life and Work Reconsidered:
Critical and Historical Perspectives
Ralph A. Austen and Benjamin Soares, Guest Editors

Amadou Hampâté Bâ’s Life and Work Reconsidered: Critical and Historical Perspectives 133
Bintou Sanankoua

Amadou Hampâté Bâ: A Testimony 143
Louis Brenner

A Living Library: Amadou Hampâté Bâ and the Oral Transmission of Islamic Religious Knowledge 167
Ralph A. Austen

The Medium of “Tradition”: Amadou Hampâté Bâ’s Confrontations with Languages, Literacy, and Colonialism 217
Anna Pondopoulo

Amadou Hampâté Bâ and the Writer Robert Arnaud (Randau): African Colonial Service and Literature 229

SOURCES
Muhammed Haron Organisation of the Islamic Conference’s Second Conference of Muslim Communities and Minorities in Africa (May 23-25, 2007) 249

Liazzat J. K. Bonate Documents in Arabic Script at the Mozambique Historical Archives 153

BOOK REVIEWS
Victoria Bernal
Karin Willemse, One Foot in Heaven: Narratives on Gender and Islam in Darfur, West-Sudan 259

Charles C. Stewart
Ghislaine Lydon, On Trans-Saharan Trails: Islamic Law, Trade Networks, and Cross-Cultural Exchange in Nineteenth-Century Western Africa 261

Justine Howe
Abdullahi Gallab, The First Islamist Republic: Development and Disintegration of Islamism in the Sudan 263

Karen Smid
Ramon Sarró, The Politics of Religious Change on the Upper Guinea Coast: Iconoclasm Done and Undone 266

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