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Law: Articulation of Islamic and non-Islamic Systems: West Africa
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Introduction

The period of European colonial rule in West Africa, beginning in the late nineteenth century and ending with the independence of most West African nations between 1957 and 1961, brought about significant transformations in the …

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Rebecca Shereikis, “Law: Articulation of Islamic and non-Islamic Systems: West Africa”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 19 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002110>
First published online: 2017



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