Collected works of Nana Asma'u, daughter of Usman dan Fodiyo, (1793-1864)
Michigan State University Press, 1997 - Literary Collections - 753 pages
Nana Asma'u Bint Usman 'dan Fodio, a nineteenth-century Muslim scholar, lived in the region now known as northern Nigeria, and was an eyewitness to battles of the largest of the West-African jihads of the era. The preparation and conduct of the jihad provide the topics for Nana Asma'u's poetry. Her work also includes treatises on history, law, mysticism, theology, and politics, and was heavily influenced by the Arabic poetic tradition.
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The Essential Nana Asmau
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