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Intellectual discourse in the Sokoto Caliphate: the triumvirate's opinions on the issue of ransoming, ca. 1810

@article{Lofkrantz2012IntellectualDI,
  title={Intellectual discourse in the Sokoto Caliphate: the triumvirate's opinions on the issue of ransoming, ca. 1810},
  author={J. Lofkrantz},
  journal={International Journal of African Historical Studies},
  year={2012},
  volume={45},
  pages={385-401}
}
  • J. Lofkrantz
  • Published 2012
  • History
  • International Journal of African Historical Studies
"The Shehu was the sun ... his younger brother was the moon . . . and Bello is their legatee."1Nana Asma'u, "Sonnore Abdullahi"Introduction"Islamic intellectual history," wrote David Gutelius, "is frequently written as if intellectuals were somehow separate from the social milieu that shaped their ideas and actions."2 While he made this statement specifically to address what he sees as an underemphasis of the role African Muslim scholars played in their communities, it is just as applicable to… Expand
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