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Wa and the Wala: Islam and Polity in Northwestern Ghana


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Juli 2002

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

The first full study of Wala history and society, which will be of interest to Africanists, Islamic studies specialists and historians of colonialism.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

List of illustrations; List of tables; Preface; List of abbreviations; Preamble; 1. Wa and the Wala; 2. Wala origins: Lasiri and Kubaru; 3. Wala origins: the 'alim as local historian'; 4. Wa chronology: an exercise in date-guessing; 5. Tajdid and jihad: the Muslim community in change; 6. Colonial intrusions: Wala in disarray; 7. 'Direct rule': Wala in the early twentieth century; 8. Wala under 'indirect rule': power to the Na and schism in the umma; 9. Review: the peculiarities of Wala; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

Pressestimmen

"In this generation no scholar has surpassed Ivor Wilks's contribution to Ghanaian history. This study of Wa, a small yet complex polity, complements his earlier analyses of Asante, Gonja, and the larger field of Islamic historiography in West Africa." Choice
EAN: 9780521894340
ISBN: 0521894344
Untertitel: 'African Studies'. Pbk. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2002
Seitenanzahl: 276 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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