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Sub-Saharan Africa: Mid-18th to Early 20th Century
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There is little information on Muslim women in Sub-Saharan Africa from any source for the eighteenth century to the early nineteenth century. But during the nineteenth century the situation changes for many parts of the continent and the amount of relevant materials increases th…

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Horner, Alice E., “Sub-Saharan Africa: Mid-18th to Early 20th Century”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 28 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0025>
First published online: 2009

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