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The Resource Fighting the greater jihad : Amadu Bamba and the founding of the Muridiyya of Senegal, 1853-1913, Cheikh Anta Babou

Fighting the greater jihad : Amadu Bamba and the founding of the Muridiyya of Senegal, 1853-1913, Cheikh Anta Babou

Label
Fighting the greater jihad : Amadu Bamba and the founding of the Muridiyya of Senegal, 1853-1913
Title
Fighting the greater jihad
Title remainder
Amadu Bamba and the founding of the Muridiyya of Senegal, 1853-1913
Statement of responsibility
Cheikh Anta Babou
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Senegal, the Muridiyya, a large Islamic Sufi order, is the single most influential religious organization, including among its numbers the nation's president. Yet little is known of this sect in the West. Drawn from a wide variety of archival, oral, and iconographic sources in Arabic, French, and Wolof, Fighting the Greater Jihad offers an astute analysis of the founding and development of the order and a biographical study of its founder, Cheikh Amadu Bamba Mbacke. Cheikh Anta Babou explores the forging of Murid identity and pedagogy around the person and initiative of Amadu Bamba as wel
Member of
Action
digitized
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
297.4/8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BP80.B238
LC item number
B33 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New African histories series
Label
Fighting the greater jihad : Amadu Bamba and the founding of the Muridiyya of Senegal, 1853-1913, Cheikh Anta Babou
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-283) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Islam, society, and power in the Wolof states -- The Mbakke: the foundations of family traditions -- The emergence of Amadu Bamba, 1853-95 -- The founding of the Muridiyya -- Murid conflict with the French colonial administration, 1889-1902 -- Slow path toward accommodation I: the time of rapprochement -- Slow path toward accommodation II: making Murid space in colonial Bawol -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn681352004
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 294 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821442579
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)681352004
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Fighting the greater jihad : Amadu Bamba and the founding of the Muridiyya of Senegal, 1853-1913, Cheikh Anta Babou
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-283) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Islam, society, and power in the Wolof states -- The Mbakke: the foundations of family traditions -- The emergence of Amadu Bamba, 1853-95 -- The founding of the Muridiyya -- Murid conflict with the French colonial administration, 1889-1902 -- Slow path toward accommodation I: the time of rapprochement -- Slow path toward accommodation II: making Murid space in colonial Bawol -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn681352004
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 294 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821442579
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)681352004
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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