Islamic Talismanic Tradition in Nineteenth Century Asante (African Studies v. 21)

Islamic Talismanic Tradition in Nineteenth Century Asante (African Studies v. 21)

By: David Owusu-Ansah (author)Paperback

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A study of the three bundles of Arabic Manuscripts from the Guinea Coast found in 1963 at the Royal Library in Copenhagen. The first part focuses on the examination of the instructions for making charms and amulets. The second part reviews factors that explain the popularity of Muslim charms in Asante. Particular attention is paid to specific historical events in Asante from 1804 to 1867.

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  • publication date: 31/01/1992
  • ISBN13: 9780773497269
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 268
  • ID: 9780773497269
  • ISBN10: 0773497269

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