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Book Book
Title:Islam in Africa
Editors:Bierschenk, ThomasISNI
Stauth, Georg
Series:Yearbook of the sociology of Islam, 4
City of publisher:Münster
Geographic term:Africa
Abstract:Contents: 1. Introduction: Islam and Contemporary Social Change in Africa / Thomas Bierschenk and Georg Stauth 2. Stretching the Horizon: a Gender-based Perspective on Everyday Life and Practices in the Islamic Sub-Culture of Sudan / Salma A. Nageeb 3. Neo-traditionalist Islamic Associations and the Islamist Press in Contemporary Senegal / Adriana Piga 4. Islam in South Africa: The Muslims' Contribution in the Struggle against Apartheid and the Process of Democratisation / Ursula Günther and Inga Niehaus 5. Islamic Higher Education in West Africa: Some Examples from Mali / Tal Tamari 6. The Graduates of Islamic Universities in Benin: a Modern Elite Seeking Social, Religious and Political Recognition / Galilou Abdoulaye 7. Conversion to Islam in 19th Century Tanzania as Seen by a Native Christian / Michael Singleton 8. The Spread of Islam in Adamawa / Quentin Gausset 9. Islam, Charismatic Preachers and Religious Orders in Upper Colonial Casamance: the History of Ceerno Al Hajji Aali Caam / Abderrahmane N'Gaide 10. Sulayman b. Nasr al-Lamki and German Colonial Policies Towards Muslim Communities in German East Africa / Michael Pesek.