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Islam in east Africa

Trimingham, J. Spencer

Islam in east Africa

by Trimingham, J. Spencer

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Published by Books for Libraries in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Eastern
    • Subjects:
    • Islam -- Africa, Eastern -- History.,
    • Africa, Eastern -- Religious life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ. Spencer Trimingham.
      SeriesIslam, Islam (New York, N.Y.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBP64.A4 E27 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 198 p. :
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4427684M
      ISBN 100836992709
      LC Control Number79052567

      Islam is today the religion of more than million Muslims (or Moslems or Mohammedans), occupying a wide belt stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific, across Africa, parts of Europe, and : Ishaq Husseini. b. Because Islam regarded Christians as peoples of the book, Muslim merchants came to trade at the Christianized ports of east Africa. c. The connection with the Islamic states of north Africa permitted the urbanized ports of east Africa to trade widely with northern Europe. d.

      How Islam spread into sub-Saharan region of West Africa, and the great civilizations it established there, taking its inhabitants out of paganism to the worship of One God. Part 3: A brief history of the Islamic Empires of Kanem-Bornu and Hausa-Fulani Land., How Islam spread into sub-Saharan region of West Africa, and the great civilizations it established there, taking its inhabitants out of. Willock, Colin, Africa's Rift Valley. Time-Life, Williams, John George & Norman Arlott., Collins Field Guide of the Birds of East Africa. Collins, For current news on Africa and more web sites with country-by-country information go to the link section and click on "Africa: News, Background, Travel.".

      Islam 19 Th e Coming of Islam 19 Islam versus Colonialism 20 Th e Present Appeal of Islam 21 Islam and Civil Wars in (West) Africa 23 Christianity Christianity and Colonialism 25 Africanisation of Christianity Christianity, Armed Confl icts and Genocide 33 Summary Religion, Confl ict and terrorism in East Africa 36File Size: 1MB. The period of European domination of Africa began in the 15th cent. with Portuguese exploration of the coasts of Africa in an attempt to establish a safe route to India and to tap the lucrative gold trade of Sudan and the east coast trade in gold, slaves, and ivory conducted for centuries by Arabs and Swahili.


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Islam in east Africa by Trimingham, J. Spencer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Islam in East Africa book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. Nimtz opens this book with a historical account of Islam in East Africa, and in subsequent chapters analyzes the role of tariqas in Tanzania and, more specifically, in the coastal city of Bagamoyo.

Using a conceptual framework derived from contemporary political theories on social cleavages and individual interests/5. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Clarendon Press, Oxford. Description: xii, pages: maps ; 23 cm. adopted African Islam African Muslims Ahmad ancestor Arabia Arabs assimilated Banadir Bantu Islam in east Africa book cent centres century ceremony chief Christian circumcision civilization clan coast coastal cult custom descendants detribalized dhikr Digo district dominant East Africa elements especially feast Galla groups Hadimu Hadrami Hamitic Ibadi Imam.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Harries, Lyndon. Islam in East Africa. London, Universities' Mission to Central Africa, (OCoLC) East Africa: Subject: Islam: Abstract: This book is concerned primarily with the peoples of the littoral fringe and off-shore is islands (Zanzibar, Pemba, Tumbutu) of Kenya and Tanganyika, since this is the region where Islam is deeply implanted.

The coastal region stretches from the Juba River in Somalia to Cape Delgado in Mozambique. Islam and Politics in East Africa was first published in Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.

The history of Islam in East Africa stretches back to around CE. Until the midth century, it remained largely confined to the coast and closely bound up with the history of the Swahili towns situated on it.

The Swahili language remains central to many East African Muslims, hence the occasionally heard phrase, “Swahili Islam.”Author: Felicitas Maria Becker.

Islam and Politics in East Africa Book Description: Focusing on the interplay of religion, society, and politics, August Nimtz examines the role of sufi tariqas (brotherhoods) in Tanzania, where he observed an African Muslim society at first hand.

Islam in East Africa On the other side of Africa, there was an alternative model of civilizational development. The eastern coast of Africa saw the rise of Swahili Civilisation which was not an empire or a kingdom but a collection of city states like Zanzibar and Mombasa and Mogadishu.

All of which formed a network of trade ports. xii Radical Islam in East Africa the strength of Islam rooted in local cultures acts to retard the spread of extremist ideas.

The counterterrorism assistance programs that are now being implemented in East Africa, if sustained, could help lay the ground-work for a more robust regime of counterterrorism collaboration in East Africa.

Radical Islam in East Africa Book Description: American geopolitical interests and the potential threats to those interests are both on the rise in East Africa. The spread of Islam in Africa began in the 7th and 8th cent. with the Umayyads, who brought the religion to the Middle East and to the littoral of North Africa.

Along the coast of Africa Islam spread among the Berbers, who joined the Muslim community and almost immediately drove north across the Mediterranean into Europe. There is a lot of information in this book about the perpetrators of East African slavery, a small amount about Islamic traditions and slavery, and the final abolition of slavery in East Africa.

Anyone interested in the African slave trade should read this book to get the full history of that trade/5(8). Ivory and Slaves in East Central Africa: Changing Pattern of International Trade in East Central Africa to the Later Nineteenth Century.

Berkeley: University of California Press, Alpers, Edward “Story of Swema,” in Women and Slavery in Africa, edited by Claire Robertson and Martin Klein, pp. –Cited by: The Quran (Koran) is the sacred book of Islam. It records the teachings of Mohammed. Muslims follow the Five Pillars of Islam: faith in one God, prayer, charity, fasting, and making a pilgrimage to Mecca.

Islam rapidly spread through the Middle East, North Africa, and Spain. Islamic Culture flourished under the Size: 2MB. Impacts of Islam in East Africa Introduction The history of Islam in East Africa is extremely significant in elucidating the modern place of Islam.

However, Islam in this large region has diverse and different histories. According to historians and religious sources, Islam penetrated Ethiopia when Prophet Mohammed was alive. Islam in East Africa Submitted by Professor Nazeer Ahmed Like a benevolent mother opening her arms to all the children in the neighborhood, Africa held its arms open for successive waves of.

Smith Folk Islam In East Africa 85 books coming out of even Arabia give indication that folk Islam holds sway over those living in the historical heart of Islam.

5 Folk Islam operates under a world view quite different from the western world view. For example, Bill Musk presents the differences between westernFile Size: KB. During its prosperous phase, Islam spread to North Africa, where a total Islamization and Arabization took place, and the coastal areas of East Africa, where a new synthesis of the Perso-Arabic.

Islam is the dominant religion in Central Asia, Indonesia, Middle East, North Africa, the Sahel and some other parts of Asia. The diverse Asia-Pacific region contains the highest number of Muslims in the world, easily surpassing the Middle East and North Africa.

South Asia contains the largest population of Muslims in the world.This book deals with the new dynamics of Islam in East Africa (Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Sudan and Comoros) and its attempt to expand through various missionary activities. As Muslim reformers have done elsewhere in the world, the reformers in East Africa are fighting for an Islamic awakening.Expansion through conquest and conversion.

Muslim Arab expansion in the first centuries after Muhammad's death soon established dynasties in North Africa, West Africa, to the Middle East, and south to Somalia by the Companions of the Prophet, most notably the Rashidun Caliphate and military advents of Khalid Bin Walid, Amr ibn al-As and Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas.