Bibliography on Islam in contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa

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Bibliography on Islam in contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa

Type: Book (monograph)
Title: Bibliography on Islam in contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa
Author: Schrijver,P.
Publisher: African Studies Centre, Leiden
Issue Date: 2006
Keywords: Subsaharan Africa; Islam; bibliographies (form)
Africa
Abstract: This book has been nominated for the Conover-Porter Award 2008 - This bibliography on Islam in contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa has been prepared as part of the African Studies Centre/Centre d'Etude d'Afrique Noire project entitled "Islam, the Disengagement of the State, and Globalization in Sub-Saharan Africa" that was funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The present bibliography lists over 4,000 references to secondary literature in European languages about Islam in contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa. It supplements and updates two existing bibliographies, Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Partially Annotated Guide by Samir Zoghby and Islam in Africa South of the Sahara: A Select Bibliographic Guide by Patrick Ofori, both of which were compiled in the 1970s. Since then, there has been considerable academic interest in Islam in Africa and publications such as the Paris-based journal Islam et Sociétés au Sud du Sahara have regularly informed readers about new publications on Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa. The main objective of the present work is to bring together bibliographical information that has been published in different publications and to provide individuals interested in the topic with a simple and practical research tool
Series/Report no.: Research reports ; 82
Other Identifiers: oai:ascleiden.nl:075287668:170
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/12922
 

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