Muslims of Senegal

Author describes the history of Islam in Senegal and its modern condition. Large numbers of Wolof, perhaps the majority are members of a recent muslim order, founded actually inside Senegal, the Muridiyya by Amadou Bamba, a Wolof with To-kolor ancestors.

Title: Muslims of Senegal
Author: Kesby, J.D.
Year: 1962
Periodical: West-African Review
Volume: 33
Issue: 417
Pages: 37-44
Language: English
Geographic term: Senegal
Subject: Islam
Abstract: Author describes the history of Islam in Senegal and its modern condition. Large numbers of Wolof, perhaps the majority are members of a recent muslim order, founded actually inside Senegal, the Muridiyya by Amadou Bamba, a Wolof with To-kolor ancestors.