Record Number : 36119 of 13452

Title : Beyond the stream : Islam and society in a West African town, by Robert Launay

Description :
This website enables free access to the full-text of 'Beyond the Stream: Islam and Society in a West African Town' (ISBN: 0-520-07718-0). The book was written by Professor Robert Launay of the Department of Anthropology at Northwestern University and published by the University of California Press in 1992. It dealt with religious change and controversy among the Dyula community in the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire, a country in West Africa. The work, which was awarded the Amaury Talbot Prize for best African ethnography in 1992, should be of interest to students of Islam. In addition to its ten chapters, the site provides links to the book's notes; index; glossary of terms; and bibliography.

URL : http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft3199n7w5/

Uncontrolled Keywords : Dyula; Cote d'Ivoire

Controlled Keywords : Islam; Sufism; Africa;

Language : eng;

Period : 20th Century (1946 - 1999);

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