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Representations: Documents: West Africa
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Research on Muslim women in West Africa has received more attention in the last few decades, though it remains a rather marginal area of study. Similarly, although the use of locally produced Arabic-language documents as sources for the hist…

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Susana Molins Lliteras, “Representations: Documents: West Africa”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 09 February 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002032>
First published online: 2016

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