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A History of Islam in West Africa #2020

A History of Islam in West Africa Among the great facts in the history of West Africa prior to the age of European penetration has been the propagation of Islam and the way it has changed African societies This book is not an attempt

  • Title: A History of Islam in West Africa
  • Author: J. Spencer Trimingham
  • ISBN: 9780192850386
  • Page: 418
  • Format: Paperback
  • A History of Islam in West Africa By J. Spencer Trimingham, Among the great facts in the history of West Africa prior to the age of European penetration has been the propagation of Islam and the way it has changed African societies This book is not an attempt to write a history of West Africa, but to show the way in which Islam spread and moulded the history of the western Sudan Dr Trimingham s conclusion is that a fundamental chAmong the great facts in the history of West Africa prior to the age of European penetration has been the propagation of Islam and the way it has changed African societies This book is not an attempt to write a history of West Africa, but to show the way in which Islam spread and moulded the history of the western Sudan Dr Trimingham s conclusion is that a fundamental change occurred, towards the end of the eighteenth century, in Islam s relationship to the indigenous African civilizations, which transformed it into a social and political force that ushered in a new age.

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    1. Not an easy read Dense, heavy, chuck full of details like good old timey academia Certainly not for those, like myself, who don t have a good understanding of the ethnic and linguistic diversity in West Africa.

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