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Religion, State and Society in Contemporary Africa

Nigeria, Sudan, South Africa, Zaire and Mozambique

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Austin Ahanotu

The history of religions in contemporary Africa is not just history. It is, in fact, political history. This theme of the religious metaphor in the engagement of power relations is impressively illuminated in this thoroughly researched collection of essays on religion, state and society in contemporary Africa.

BIC Classifications

  • Humanities (H)
    • History (HB)
      • Regional & national history (HBJ)
        • African history (HBJH)
  • Society & social sciences (J)
    • Society & culture: general (JF)
    • Politics & government (JP)
      • Political science & theory (JPA)
      • Political ideologies (JPF)
        • Religious & theocratic ideologies (JPFR)
      • Political structure & processes (JPH)

BISAC Classifications

  • History (HIS)
    • HISTORY / Africa / General (HIS001000)
  • Political Science (POL)
    • POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory (POL010000)
    • POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General (POL011000)
    • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Policy (POL029000)
  • Social Science (SOC)
    • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General (SOC008000)

THEMA Classifications

  • Reference, Information & Interdisciplinary subjects (G)
    • Interdisciplinary studies (GT)
      • Regional studies (GTM)
  • Society & Social Sciences (J)
    • Society & culture: general (JB)
    • Politics & government (JP)
      • Political ideologies (JPF)
        • Religious & theocratic ideologies (JPFR)
      • Political structure & processes (JPH)
  • History & Archaeology (N)
    • History (NH)
      • African history (NHH)
      • History: specific events & topics (NHT)
        • National liberation & independence, post-colonialism (NHTR)
  • Geographical qualifiers (1)
    • Africa (1H)
  • Interest qualifiers (5)
    • Relating to specific groups & cultures (5P)
      • Relating to religious groups (5PG)
        • Relating to Islamic people & groups (5PGP)