Political Islam in West Africa, State - Society Relations Transformed)
(Boulder, Co. 2007)
by Miles, William F. S.
(Boulder, Co. 2007): Lynne Rienner Publishers. First Edition. Octavo. 219 p. Map. Bibliography, contributors, and index., The author wondered how the African Muslim landscape looked like by the next African Studies Association meeting> More important, what was the true state of Islamism in sub Saharan Africa? The author traveled there to see and write what he found. While there, the Niger riots had broken out following the government's ratification of the UN convention agains gender discrimination in 1999. In 2000 because of a fashion show, it was condemed as profligate by the demonstration's religious leaders. An interesting look at Islam in West Africa, along with the turmoil and rioting. A fine copy bound in green cloth letterred in cream, spine lettering cream. (Inventory #: 030750)