Islamization from Below: The Making of Muslim Communities in Rural French Sudan, 1880-1960

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Islamization from Below: The Making of Muslim Communities in Rural French Sudan, 1880-1960 - Peterson, Brian James

The colonial era in Africa, spanning less than a century, ushered in a more rapid expansion of Islam than at any time during the previous thousand years. In this groundbreaking historical investigation, Brian J. Peterson considers for the first time how and why rural peoples in West Africa "became Muslim" under French colonialism. Peterson rejects ... Read More

Islamization from Below: The Making of Muslim Communities in Rural French Sudan, 1880-1960 2011, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300152708

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