Sufis and Scholars of the Sea: Family Networks in East Africa, 1860-1925

Sufis and Scholars of the Sea: Family Networks in East Africa, 1860-1925

by Anne Bang

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134370122
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/01/2004
Series: Routledge Indian Ocean Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 260
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Anne K. Bang is a Post Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Bergen, Norway.

Table of Contents

1. The Al Ba (Bani) Alawi  2. The Al Bin Sumayt  3. Ahmad B. Abi Bakr B. Sumayt: Childhood and Youth in the Comoro Islands  4. Hadramawt Revisited. Family and Scholarly Networks Reinforced  5. Travelling Years: Zanzibar-Istanbul-Cairo-Mecca-Java-Zanzibar: 1885-1888  6. IBN Sumayt, the Alawis and the Shafti I Ulama of Zanzibar C. 1870-1925: Profile of the Learned Class: Recruitment, Training and Careers  7. Scriptural Islam in East Africa: THe Alawiyya, Arabization and the Indigenization of Islam in East Africa, 1880-1925  8. The Work of a Qadi: IBN Sumayt and the Official Roles of the Zanzibari Ulama in the British-Bu SA IDI State, C. 1890-1925  9. Educational Efforts Within the Colonial State: The Ulama and The Quest for Secular Education  10. The Death of a Generation

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