xxv, 320 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
1592218059 hardcover 9781592218059 hardcover 1592218067 paperback 9781592218066 paperback
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -305) and index.
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.