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Author Boyd, Jean.

Title The caliph's sister : Nana Asma'u, 1793-1865, teacher, poet, and Islamic leader / Jean Boyd.

Published London, England ; Totowa, N.J. : F. Cass, 1989.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  297.81 ASMA/BOYD    AVAILABLE
Physical description xx, 168 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 148-164.
Summary A new light is shed on African women of the Sahel in this book about a brilliantly intelligent 19th century woman-jihadist whose legacy of verse contains political and social commentary.
Subject Asma'u, Nana, 1793-1865.
Muslims -- Fulani Empire -- Biography.
Muslims -- Nigeria -- Biography.
Fulani Empire -- Biography.
ISBN 0714633194
0714640670 (paperback)