Women and Islamic revival in a West African town / Adeline Masquelier.

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Main Author: Masquelier, Adeline Marie, 1960- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 2009.
Series:ACLS Fellows' Publications.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Contents; 1. Gender and Islam in Dogondoutchi; 2. "Those Who Pray": Religious Transformations in the Colonia land Early Postcolonial Period; 3. Debating Muslims, Disputed Practices: The New Public Face of Islam; 4. When Charisma Comes to Town: Malam Awal or the Making of a Modern Saint; 5. Building a Mosque in the Home of a Spirit: Changing Topographies of Power and Piety; 6. How Is a Girl to Marry without a Bed? Weddings, Wealth, and Women's Value; 7. Fashioning Muslimhood: Dress, Modesty, and the Construction of the Virtuous Woman.