Migrations, Islam and politics in the Somali Benaadir, 1500-1843

A discussion of the emergence and interaction of the theocratic and the mystical tradition of Islam in Benaadir society as revealed in oral accounts, how their manifestations coincide with two distinct phases of the Somali migrations, how they relate to the political order existing at the time and how they confronted one another in the course of the Bardera jihad of the 1830s. Notes.

Title: Migrations, Islam and politics in the Somali Benaadir, 1500-1843
Author: Cassanelli, L.V.
Book title: Proceedings of the first United States conference on Ethiopian studies, 1973
Editors: Marcus, Harold G.
Hinnant, John
Year: 1975
Pages: 101-115
Language: English
Geographic term: Ghana
Abstract: A discussion of the emergence and interaction of the theocratic and the mystical tradition of Islam in Benaadir society as revealed in oral accounts, how their manifestations coincide with two distinct phases of the Somali migrations, how they relate to the political order existing at the time and how they confronted one another in the course of the Bardera jihad of the 1830s. Notes.