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Title:Muhammed al-Amin al-Kanimi and religion and politics in Bornu
Author:Brenner, L.ISNI
Book title:Studies in West African Islamic history
Editor:Willis, John Ralph
Year:1979
Pages:160-176
Language:English
Geographic term:Northern Nigeria
Subjects:Church and State
history
Bornu polity
ulema
Abstract:After a short description of the political situation in Bornu, the author discusses the political career of al Kanimi, a well-known scholar who became the power-behind-the throne during the 1820s and 1830s. Bibliogr., ref.
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