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Title:Factors of Islamic acceleration in the age of christianity and British imperialism in Yorubaland, 1894-1900: the Oyo episode
Author:Adelowo, E. Dada
City of publisher:Los Angeles, CA
Publisher:African studies association
Geographic terms:Nigeria
Great Britain
Oyo polity
Abstract:Upon suggestions by C.M.S. missionaries, the Alaafin of Oyo and other Yoruba rulers asked the British in Lagos to intervene in the Yoruba wars. This intervention enabled the British to establish their sovereignty over Oyo and other parts of Yoruba land. The author discusses factors obstructing and factors helping the cause of Islam in the first years of the colonial regime.