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Hausaland’s Islamic Modernity

Sarah Eltantawi

in Shari'ah on Trial: Northern Nigeria's Islamic Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293779
eISBN:
9780520967144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293779.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter provides a history of the rise of Islam in west Africa, in particular to Hausaland, which is today’s Northern Nigeria. The chapter then concentrates on the Sokoto Jihad and subsequent ... More


Envisioning Sharia, Imagining the Past

Brandon Kendhammer

in Muslims Talking Politics: Framing Islam, Democracy, and Law in Northern Nigeria

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226368986
eISBN:
9780226369174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226369174.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter traces the development of “Muslim politics” in northern Nigeria from the era of the Sokoto Caliphate through British colonial rule and the independence-era Nigerian First Republic. ... More


Introduction

Sarah Eltantawi

in Shari'ah on Trial: Northern Nigeria's Islamic Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293779
eISBN:
9780520967144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293779.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Eltantawi became interested in the case of Amina Lawal in 2002 when she was working in Washington DC in media and communications after the 9-11 attacks and was inundated with media phone calls about ... More


New Lucumí from Ọ̀yọ́

Henry B. Lovejoy

in Prieto: Yorúbá Kingship in Colonial Cuba during the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645391
eISBN:
9781469645414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645391.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

During the years Camejo and Prieto led the Lucumí cabildo, warfare in the Bight of Benin hinterland resulted in the collapse of the kingdom of Oyo, which was a major West African slave-trading state. ... More


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