Muslim Interpreters in Colonial Senegal, 1850-1920 : Mediations of Knowledge and Power in the Lower and Middle Senegal River Valley, Hardback Book

Muslim Interpreters in Colonial Senegal, 1850-1920 : Mediations of Knowledge and Power in the Lower and Middle Senegal River Valley Hardback

Description

This book explores the intermediary functions of Muslim interpreters in Senegal to affirm their status as active historical agents in the historiography on French colonial rule in West Africa.

Its main themes include the intersection of knowledge and power in a colonial context, Muslim identity formation and French assimilation, accommodation and hegemony, and interpretation and translation as cross-cultural processes.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 234 pages, 5 Tables, unspecified; 15 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Lexington Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: African history
  • ISBN: 9781498509985

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