The Caliph's Sister : Nana Asma'u, 1793-1865, Teacher, Poet and Islamic Leader book cover
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The Caliph's Sister
Nana Asma'u, 1793-1865, Teacher, Poet and Islamic Leader





ISBN 9780714640679
Published December 31, 1989 by Routledge
188 Pages

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A new light is shed on African women of the Sahel in this book about a brilliantly intelligent 19th century woman-jihadist whose legacy of verse contains political and social commentary.

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Jean Boyds biography of Nana Asma"u is a tour de force, blending scholarship with sympathy and an imaginative understanding." University College London

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