Islam in Nineteenth-Century Wallo, Ethiopia: Revival, Reform and Reaction

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After a brief overview of the geography, early history of Wallo and the settlement of the Oromo in the region, the book analyzes the introduction and expansion of Islam from both regional and national perspectives, the significance and impact of Islamic revival and reform associated with Sufism, the role of Islam in the rise and consolidation of regional Muslim dynasties, Islam and trade, and the reaction of Muslim scholars to the imposition of Christianity.

Islam in Nineteenth-Century Wallo, Ethiopia: Revival, Reform and Reaction 2000, Brill, Leiden, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9789004119093

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