0521460077 A Near Fine book and a Near Fine dustjacket. Minimal wear. 338 pages.
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The Sufi Muslim orders are the most significant institutions in
Senegalese society. While Islamic political groups are often
accused of destabilizing African states, Leonardo Villalón argues
that these brotherhoods have played a crucial part in making
Senegal one of the most stable and democratic of African countries.
Focusing on a regional administrative center, he combines a
detailed account of grassroots politics with an analysis of
national and international political forces. This is a major study
that should be read by every student of Islam and African politics.