Islam in Tropical Africa. Studies presented and discussed at the Fifth International African Seminar, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, January 1964.

Lewis, I. M . ( Ed.).

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Book ID: 23090


8vo. x, 470 pp., English & French text, 3 maps including a frontispiece map, foreword by Daryll Forde, cloth in d/w, index, biblio, jacket lightly rubbed round edges, otherwise copy in very good condition, published for the International African Institute by Oxford University Press, first edition, 1966.


The book presents nineteen specialist studies on the history and sociology of the Muslim communities of Africa South of the Sahara. These studies in English and French range extensively in time and place, and include consideration of particular aspects of Muslim belief and practice in such widely separated regions as Senegal and the Somali republic.

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