Rural Hausa a village and a setting. by Polly Hill

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Published by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .

Written in English

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  • Batagarawa, Nigeria


  • Hausa (African people),
  • Batagarawa, Nigeria -- Economic conditions,
  • Batagarawa, Nigeria -- Social conditions

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 338-349.

Book details

LC ClassificationsDT515.42 .H54
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 368 p.
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5222257M
ISBN 100521082420
LC Control Number75161287

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records Hill, Polly, Title: Rural Hausa: a village and setting Published By: Original publisher Cambridge, England: University Press. xvi, p. ill. Land tenure among the rural Hausa. Madison: African Studies Program, University of Wisconsin, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Rural Hausa book Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William W Starns.

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But, although Islam finally took root, it did so upon a deeply entrenched pagan foundation, which still exerts considerable influence on much of rural Hausa thought and life.

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Eventually the Hausas and Fulani merged in West Africa, and the Hausa also became propagators of Islam. Because Islam was carried throughout Africa by Hausa traders and priests, nearly everyone expects a Hausa to be Muslim.

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