One Woman's Jihad : Nana Asma'u, Scholar and Scribe by Beverly B. Mack and Jean Boyd
220 pages Pb USA 2000
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.
This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 10 July, 2013.