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Title:Ahmad Bamba 1850-1927
Author:Creevey, L.E.ISNI
Book title:Studies in West African Islamic history
Editor:Willis, John Ralph
Year:1979
Pages:278-307
Language:English
Geographic terms:Senegal
France
Subjects:Muslim brotherhoods
colonization
biographies (form)
About person:Ahmadu Bamba (c. 1850-1927)
Abstract:Ahmad Bamba is the founder of the most powerful brotherhood in Senegal, The Muridiyya. This paper briefly sketches his early life and his religious influence and discusses his relations with the colonial authorities. His order symbolized the process of adaptation by the traditional groups to the new conditions created by the contact with the French. Bibliogr., ref.
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