One Woman's Jihad Nana Asma'u, Scholar and Scribe

ISBN-10: 0253213983
ISBN-13: 9780253213983
Edition: 2000
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 5/22/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.57" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Beverly B. Mack is Associate Professor in the Department of African and African-American Studies at the University of Kansas. She is author (with Jean Boyd) of One Woman's Jihad: Nana Asma'u, Scholar and Scribe (IUP, 2000).

Beverly B. Mack is Assistant Professor of African and African-American Studies at the University of Kansas. She is co-editor (with Jean Boyd) of The Collected Works of Nana Asma'u, 1793-1864.Jean Boyd is former Principal Research Fellow of the Sokoto History Bureau and Research Associate of the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. She is the author of The Caliph's Sister and Sultan Siddiq Abubakar III.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Note on Foreign Terms
Nana Asma'u and the Scholarly Islamic Tradition
Qadiriyya Sufism: The Qur'an and the Sunna
The Caliphate Community
The Poetic Tradition
Sokoto as Medina: Imitating the Life of the Prophet and Re-enacting History
Caliphate Women's Participation in the Community
Poems by Nana Asma'u
Elegy for Bello
Bello's Character
The Qur'an
Medicine of the Prophet
Be Sure of God's Truth
Sufi Women
So Verily...
In Praise of Ahmada
Yearning for the Prophet
The Journey
A Warning, II
Lamentation for Aisha, I
Lamentation for Aisha, II
Glossary of Terms
Notes
Works Cited
Index

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