Islamic Sufi networks in the western Indian Ocean (c. 1880-1940) : ripples of reform /

In the period c. 1880-1940, Sufism in East Africa was the vehicle both for conversion to Islam and for reform of Islamic practice. In this book, Sufi expansion is traced and situated within the wider framework of Islamic reform.

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Author / Creator:Bang, Anne K., author.
Imprint:Leiden : Brill, [2014]
©2014
Description:1 online resource (xi, 227 pages) : color illustrations, map
Language:English
Series:Islam in Africa
Islam in Africa.
Subject:Sufism -- Africa, Southern -- History.
Sufism -- Madagascar -- History.
RELIGION -- Islam -- General.
Sufism.
Sufismus
Soziales Netzwerk
Southern Africa.
Madagascar.
Indischer Ozean -- Region, West
Ostafrika
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
History.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11235790
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ISBN:9789004276543
9004276548
9789004251342
9004251340
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-224) and index.
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Summary:In the period c. 1880-1940, Sufism in East Africa was the vehicle both for conversion to Islam and for reform of Islamic practice. In this book, Sufi expansion is traced and situated within the wider framework of Islamic reform.
Other form:Print version: Bang, Anne K. Islamic Sufi networks in the western Indian Ocean (c. 1880-1940). Boston : Brill, [2014] 9789004251342