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Title:Islam and Education in the Colony and Hinterland of Sierra Leone, 1750-1914
Author:Skinner, David E.ISNI
Year:1976
Periodical:Canadian Journal of African Studies
Volume:10
Issue:3
Pages:499-520
Language:English
Geographic term:Sierra Leone
Subjects:Islam
educational history
History and Exploration
Religion and Witchcraft
colonialism
Education and Oral Traditions
Link:https://www.jstor.org/stable/483803
Abstract:This article surveys the development of Islamic educational systems in Sierra Leone and its hinterland from the middle of the eighteenth century to the eve of World War I: The beginnings of Islam in Sierra Leone - Educational agents and institutions - The spread of Muslim education - The Sierra Leone colonial government and Muslim education - Continuity of Muslim education - Conclusion. Notes, map, French summary.
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