Jihād in West Africa during the age of revolutions

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Level D VM297 /521818 Available
Full title: Jihād in West Africa during the age of revolutions / Paul E. Lovejoy.
Main author: Lovejoy, Paul E., (Author)
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The Age of revolutions and the Atlantic World
  • The origins of jihād in West Africa
  • The jihād of Ô̂uthman dan Fodio in the central Bilād al-Sūdān
  • The economic impact of jihād in West Africa
  • Jihād and the slave trade
  • The repercussions of jihād in the Americas
  • Sokoto, the jihād states, and the abolition of the Atlantic slave trade
  • Empowering history : trajectories across the cultural and religious divide
  • Appendix: Population estimates for the Sokoto caliphate, ca. 1905/15.