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African Studies Series, The Congo and Sudan: Mission Impossible
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produced by Journeyman Pictures, in African Studies Series (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2011), 39 mins
What motivates missionaries to travel to some of the most inhospitable parts of the globe, to treat terrible diseases like leprosy, to help those most in need? In this poignant documentary we meet three missionaries: Father Alfredo, who lives in Dondo, a village in the north of the Democratic Republic of Congo; Fa...
produced by Journeyman Pictures, in African Studies Series (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2011), 39 mins
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Beyond the Veil, 1, Born Again Muslims
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directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 2 mins
Born Again Muslims makes clear that the Muslim world is not monolithic in its views. We meet the liberal Islamists in Turkey who want to co-exist with the West and Western ways. For them the veil is a matter of individual choice. In the Sudan, only Muslim-born women must wear the veil by law. Hardliners of Iran re...
directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 2 mins
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Chapter 3: The Niger and the Desert
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written by William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, 1868-1963 (1939); in Black Folk, Then and Now: An Essay in the History and Sociology of the Negro Race (New York, NY: Henry Holt & Co., 1939), 46-60
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The Dangerous Adventures of Baroness Cox
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directed by Nick Gray, fl. 2001; produced by Nick Gray, fl. 2001 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2001), 49 mins
In Sudan, human trafficking is big business. Thousands are taken by Arab militiamen and forced into slavery. For a price, Arab traders buy them back and return them to their families. This is where Baroness Caroline Cox, a deputy speaker at the House of Lords, has decided to step in. She has set up a deal with the...
directed by Nick Gray, fl. 2001; produced by Nick Gray, fl. 2001 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2001), 49 mins
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Gender Politics in Sudan: Islamism, Socialism and the State
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written by Sondra Hale, fl. 1996 (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2018, originally published 1997), 312 page(s)
Focusing on the relationship between gender and the state in the construction of national identity politics in twentieth-century northern Sudan, the author investigates the mechanisms that the state and political and religious interest groups employ for achieving political and cultural hegemony. Hale argues that s...
written by Sondra Hale, fl. 1996 (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2018, originally published 1997), 312 page(s)
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1991-2001: THE THIRD ISLAMIST WAVE
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written by Peter R. Demant, 1951-; in Islam vs. Islamism: The Dilemma of the Muslim World (Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2006, originally published 2006), 159-208
Islam vs. Islamism introduces the Islamic world's diversity, conflicts, and dilemmas --its origins, extraordinary creativity, and current crisis, the result of its unhappy encounter with Western modernity. Particular attention is given to Islamism, Islam's radically anti-modern and often violent revision that is c...
written by Peter R. Demant, 1951-; in Islam vs. Islamism: The Dilemma of the Muslim World (Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2006, originally published 2006), 159-208
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10: Sudan: Ideology and Pragmatism
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written by Abdel Salam Sidahmed, 1956-; edited by Anoushiravan Ehteshami, 1958- and Abdel Salam Sidahmed, 1956-; in Islamic Fundamentalism (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1996, originally published 1996), 194-213
The phenomenon of political Islam continues to dominate the political and social map of the Arab world, with the increasingly open struggle between ruling elites and Islamists becoming the main source of political instability in many states. This volume offers an in-depth analysis of the rise of Islamic and fundam...
written by Abdel Salam Sidahmed, 1956-; edited by Anoushiravan Ehteshami, 1958- and Abdel Salam Sidahmed, 1956-; in Islamic Fundamentalism (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1996, originally published 1996), 194-213
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Ahmad al-Mansur: The Beginnings of Modern Morocco
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written by Mercedes Garcia-Arenal, 1950-, in Makers of the Muslim World (London, England: Oneworld Publications, 2009, originally published 2008), 164 page(s)
Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur (1578-1603) was one of the most important rulers in the history of Morocco, which to this day bears the mark of his twenty-five year rule in the sixteenth century. Though famed for his cunning diplomacy in the power struggle over the Mediterranean, and his allegiance with Britain against Spa...
written by Mercedes Garcia-Arenal, 1950-, in Makers of the Muslim World (London, England: Oneworld Publications, 2009, originally published 2008), 164 page(s)
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Chapter 5. Islam and Constitutionalism in Sudan, Nigeria, and Senegal
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written by ʻAbd Allāh Aḥmad Naʻīm, 1946-; in African Constitutionalism and the Role of Islam, Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006, originally published 2006), 145-172
Constitutionalism is steadily becoming the prevalent form of governance in Africa. But how does constitutionalism deal with the lingering effects of colonialism? And how does constitutional law deal with Islamic principles in the region? African Constitutionalism and the Role of Islam seeks to answer these questio...
written by ʻAbd Allāh Aḥmad Naʻīm, 1946-; in African Constitutionalism and the Role of Islam, Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006, originally published 2006), 145-172
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LES FOYERS DE L'ISLAMISME SUNNITE: LA NÉBULEUSE ISLAMISTE À PARTIR DES ANNÉES QUATRE-VINGT
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written by Rochdy Alili, 1945-; in Qu'est-ce que l'islam? (Paris, Ile-de-France: La Découverte, 2000, originally published 1996), 335-337
Ouvrage de base pour decouvrir l'islam ou en approfondir sa connaissance, Qu'est-ce que l'islam? propose un 'parcours complet' de la religion musulmane. Si l'objet central de ce livre est bien le fait religieux islamique, il puise tres largement dans l'histoire, la sociologie et l'ethnologie.
written by Rochdy Alili, 1945-; in Qu'est-ce que l'islam? (Paris, Ile-de-France: La Découverte, 2000, originally published 1996), 335-337
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