Africa’s Islamic experience: history, culture and politics

This volume explores aspects of Islam in Africa in thirteen papers. They are: The African impact on Muslim history: a prelude by Ali A. Mazrui; Islam, Christianity, and Africa’s indigenous faiths: demographic introduction by Amadu Jacky Kaba; Islam in Africa’s experience: expansion, revival, and radicalization by Ali A. Mazrui; The spread of Islam and Arab culture in West Africa in the eleventh century: impact on African-European relations by Brahim El Kadiri Boutchich; Islam and Christianity in Uganda: conflict, dialogue, and search for partnership by James Ndyabhika; Indian Muslims in South Africa’s history: continuity and change by Goolam Vahed; Afrabia: evolutionary convergence between Africa and the Arab World by Ali A. Mazrui; Ethnoreligious pluralism and democratization in Nigeria: the politics of the Shari’a by Siraj Abdulkarim Barau; Structuring Islam and the culture of democratization: the case of Niger by Abdoulaye Sounaye; Globalization and the assertive ummah: the case of Islam in Kenya by Gimode A. Edwin; Islam and acculturation in East Africa’s experience by Ali A. Mazrui (the Kenya Coast); To veil or not to veil: faces of Islam in comparative literature (Algeria, Morocco,Tunisia) by Abd El Kader Cheref; Cultural interaction and comparative architecture: the colonial experience in Francophone Africa (Senegal, French Sudan, French Guinea, Ivory Coast, Dahomey, Upper Volta, Niger, and Mauritania) by Lione Moshe; and Comparative human values: African and Islamic by Ali A. Mazrui. [ASC Leiden abstract]

Title: Africa’s Islamic experience: history, culture and politics
Editor: Mazrui, Ali A.
Year: 2009
Pages: 268
Language: English
City of publisher: New Delhi
Publisher: Sterling Publishers
ISBN: 8120740858; 9788120740853
Geographic term: Africa
Abstract: This volume explores aspects of Islam in Africa in thirteen papers. They are: The African impact on Muslim history: a prelude by Ali A. Mazrui; Islam, Christianity, and Africa’s indigenous faiths: demographic introduction by Amadu Jacky Kaba; Islam in Africa’s experience: expansion, revival, and radicalization by Ali A. Mazrui; The spread of Islam and Arab culture in West Africa in the eleventh century: impact on African-European relations by Brahim El Kadiri Boutchich; Islam and Christianity in Uganda: conflict, dialogue, and search for partnership by James Ndyabhika; Indian Muslims in South Africa’s history: continuity and change by Goolam Vahed; Afrabia: evolutionary convergence between Africa and the Arab World by Ali A. Mazrui; Ethnoreligious pluralism and democratization in Nigeria: the politics of the Shari’a by Siraj Abdulkarim Barau; Structuring Islam and the culture of democratization: the case of Niger by Abdoulaye Sounaye; Globalization and the assertive ummah: the case of Islam in Kenya by Gimode A. Edwin; Islam and acculturation in East Africa’s experience by Ali A. Mazrui (the Kenya Coast); To veil or not to veil: faces of Islam in comparative literature (Algeria, Morocco,Tunisia) by Abd El Kader Cheref; Cultural interaction and comparative architecture: the colonial experience in Francophone Africa (Senegal, French Sudan, French Guinea, Ivory Coast, Dahomey, Upper Volta, Niger, and Mauritania) by Lione Moshe; and Comparative human values: African and Islamic by Ali A. Mazrui. [ASC Leiden abstract]