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Nuba
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The Nuba Mountains, located just north of the border between Sudan and South Sudan, have been strongly influenced by the spread of Islam and Islamic power centres in northern Sudan. Such relations evolved from coexistence into increasing inequality in governance, the military, economy, education, and cultural recognition. This multi-faceted process involved local encounters with Muslims, as well as …

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Rottenburg, Richard, Ille, Enrico and Lamoureaux, Siri, “Nuba”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 07 December 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_40350>
First published online: 2021
First print edition: 9789004435988, 20211101, 2021-6



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