Islamic law and politics in Northern Nigeria / Ricardo René Laremont ; foreword by Ali A. Mazrui.
Trenton NJ : Africa World Press, 2011.
xxv, 320 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Legitimizing the state : law, equity, and process Jihad and the establishment of Islamic governance in the nineteenth century The survival of Islamic law and institutions during the colonial period (1903-1960) Islamic leaders, movements, and law during the late colonial and postcolonial period (1950-2007) Islamic law, Muslim-Christian relations, and transition to democracy in Nigeria's fourth republic The reintroduction of sharia criminal law and the women's movement in Nigeria Sharia, legitimacy, and the Islamic state.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -305) and index.
KTA469.5 .L37 2011
1592218059 hardcover 9781592218059 hardcover 1592218067 paperback 9781592218066 paperback