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One Woman's Jihad : Nana Asma'u, Scholar and Scribe
by Beverly B. Mack and Jean Boyd


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..". a most welcome addition to the body of scholarship on the Sokoto Jihad and Caliphate." --Religious Studies Review

The fascinating life and times of Nana Asma'u (1793 - 1864), a West African woman who was a Muslim scholar and poet.  Read more...


 
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Overview

..". a most welcome addition to the body of scholarship on the Sokoto Jihad and Caliphate." --Religious Studies Review

The fascinating life and times of Nana Asma'u (1793 - 1864), a West African woman who was a Muslim scholar and poet. As the daughter of the spiritual and political leader of the Sokoto community, Asma'u was a role model and teacher for other Muslim women as well as a scholar of Islam and a key advisor to her father as he waged a jihad to bring Islam to the population of what is now northwestern Nigeria.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780253213983
  • ISBN-10: 0253213983
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publish Date: May 2000
  • Page Count: 224
  • Dimensions: 8.53 x 5.55 x 0.57 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Literary
Books > Biography & Autobiography > Women
Books > Social Science > Women's Studies - General

 
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