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Title Islam and social change in French West Africa : history of an emancipatory community / Sean Hanretta.
Author Hanretta, Sean, 1972-
Publication Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [2009]
Description xv, 311 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Call # 297.0966 H
Series African studies ; 110
African studies series ; 110.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Sufism and status in the western Sudan -- Making a revival : Yacouba Sylla and his followers -- Making a community : the "Yacoubists" from 1930-2001 -- Ghosts and the grain of the archives -- History in the Zâwiya : redemptive traditions -- Lost origins : women and spiritual equality -- The spiritual economy of emancipation -- The gift of work : devotion, hierarchy and labor -- "To never shed blood" : Yacouba, Houphouët, and Côte d'Ivoire -- Gifts of the past.
Subject Sylla, Yacouba, 1906-1988 -- Influence.
Sufis -- Africa, West -- History -- 20th century.
Religious communities -- Africa, West -- History -- 20th century.
Islam -- Social aspects -- Africa, West -- History -- 20th century.
Social change -- Africa, West -- History -- 20th century.
Social justice -- Africa, West -- History -- 20th century.
Africa, West -- Religious life and customs.
Africa, West -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
France -- Colonies -- Africa -- History -- 20th century.
Africa, West -- Colonial influence.
1900-2000 (NL-LeOCL)241924731
ISBN 9780521156295 (softcover)
0521156297 (softcover)
9780521899710 (hardcover)
0521899710 (hardcover)

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