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The Crown And The Turban

Muslims And West African Pluralism, 1st Edition

By Lamin Sanneh


307 pages

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Table of Contents

The Crown and the Turban -- Bernard Lewis -- Orthographical and Bibliographical Note -- About the Book and Author -- Introduction -- Islam and the African Context -- Muslims in Non-Muslim Societies of Africa -- Islam and the African Religious Synthesis -- Slavery, Clerics, and Muslim Society -- Islam, Africa, and Colonialism -- Tcherno Aliou, the Wall of Goumba -- Saints, Virtue, and Society in Muslim Africa -- Education and Society -- A Childhood Muslim Education -- The Arabic Language in African Education -- Action and Reaction Among Freetown Muslims -- Muslims and the Secular National State in Africa -- Religion and Politics with Reference to Africa -- “The Crown and the Turban”

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies