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An Islamic Alliance

Ali Dinar and the Sanusiyya, 1906-1916

Jay Spaulding (author)

ISBN: 9780810128095

Publication Date: Jan 2012

Format: Paperback

Uses non-European sources to portray the defence, by devoutly Islamic leaders, of some of the last parts of the African continent to be conquered during the imperial European "scramble for Africa" that ended with the First World War. These surviving pieces of diplomatic correspondence concentrate on the alliance between Ali Dinar, prince of the sultanate of Dar Fur in the western Sudan, and the leaders of the Sanusi brotherhood then based in southern Libya.

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Pages 190
Date Published 30 Jan 2012
Publisher Northwestern University Press
Subject/s Asian history  

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