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Title:Islam in West Africa, A.D. 1000-1800
Author:Hunwick, J.O.ISNI
Book title:A thousand years of West African history: a handbook for teachers and students
Geographic term:West Africa
Subject:Islamic history
Abstract:Considers Islam only in the states of the Sudan belt, the savannah country immediately to the south of the Sahara desert. Discusses the origins of Islam, the Islamisation of North Africa and the Western Sahara, and Islam in Ghana, Mali, Songhai, Hausaland, and Kanem-Bornu. Notes.