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    ARCHAEOLOGY OF ISLAM IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA, THE
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    This is the first general study of the impact of Islam in sub-Saharan Africa. Timothy Insoll charts the historical background as well as the archaeological evidence attesting to the spread of Islam across the Sudan, Ethiopia, Eastern Africa, Southern Africa and Nigeria, surveying a time-span from the immediate pre-Islamic period through to the present. He also analyses in detail the syncretism which has occurred between Islam and African traditional religions, and looks at the processes - jihad, trade, missionary activity, prestige - by which Islam spread. This book will be of great relevance to scholars and students, as well as to all those interested in Africa, archaeology, religion and Islam. Unique comprehensive study of the impact of Islam in Africa. In depth analysis of the methods by which Islam spread and the syncretism that occurred with traditional African religions. Of great relevance to scholars, students and all those interested in Africa, archaeology, religion andIslam. Contents: 1. The archaeology of Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa: an introduction; 2. Aksum to Adal: Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa; 3. The Nilotic Sudan; 4. The Eastern African Coast and offshore islands; 5. The Western Sahel; 6. The Central Sudan; 7. The West African Sudan and Forest; 8. The African interior: Eastern, Central, and Southern Africa; 9. Conclusions.
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    ISBN9780521651714
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    Peso543g
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    Tipo itemLivro Importado
    Número de páginas486
    Número da edição1ª EDIÇÃO - 2003
    Código Interno51798
    Código de barras9780521651714
    AcabamentoHARDCOVER
    AutorINSOLL, TIMOTHY
    EditoraCAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
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