One Woman's Jihad: Nana Asma'u, Scholar and Scribe by Beverly B. mack, Jean Boyd- Paperback
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- Model: Islamic Education
- Weight: 0.40kg
- ISBN: 9780253213983
" . . . a most welcome addition to the body of scholarship on the Sokoto Jihad and Caliphate." ―Religious Studies Review
The fascinating life and times of Nana Asma'u (1793 - 1864), a West African woman who was a Muslim scholar and poet. As the daughter of the spiritual and political leader of the Sokoto community, Asma'u was a role model and teacher for other Muslim women as well as a scholar of Islam and a key advisor to her father as he waged a jihad to bring Islam to the population of what is now northwestern Nigeria.