Shiʻi cosmopolitanisms in Africa : Lebanese migration and religious conversion in Senegal /

Mara A. Leichtman offers an in-depth study of Shi'i Islam in two very different communities in Senegal: the well-established Lebanese diaspora and Senegalese "converts" from Sunni to Shi'i Islam of recent decades. Sharing a minority religious status in a predominantly Sunni Musli...

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Author / Creator: Leichtman, Mara (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Language notes:English.
Imprint: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2015.
Series:Public cultures of the Middle East and North Africa.
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