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Title: God, Anti-Colonialism and Drums: Sheikh Uways and the Uwaysiyya
Authors: Ahmed, Christine Choi
Discipline: Center for Somali Studies List of Subjects::Religion
Xoghayaha Xarunta Cilmibaarista Soomaaliyeed::Diin
Soggettario Centro Studi Somalo::RELIGIONE
Keywords: Islam
religious movement
nomadic clans
dhaqdhaqaaq diimeed
beelo reerguuraa
movimento religioso
clan nomadi
Issue Date: 1989
Publisher: Ufahamu: A Journal of African Studies (UCLA)
Type: article
Journal: Ufahamu: A Journal of African Studies
Call Number: Originale conservato presso il Centro Studi Somali (
Pages: 96-117
Abstract: This article describes the development of the most effective pan-Islamic movement in East Africa, the Uwaysiyya, led by Sheikh Uways. In particular, in order to understand its evolution, this paper goes through the history of Islam in Somalia and the 19th century changes that occurred in the southern portions of the country.
Qoraalkaani wuxuu baarayaa taariikhda Islaamka iyo isbeddeka uu koofur Soomaaliya uu ku yimid qarnigii XIX. Dhaqdhaqaaqa xilligaas aad ugu muuqday geeska Afrika waxaa ka mid ah midka Uweysiya oo hoggaminayay Sheekh Uweys.
L'articolo descrive lo sviluppo del movimento panislamico più efficace dell'Africa orientale, il Uwaysiyya, guidato da Sheikh Uways. In particolare, per comprendere l'evoluzione di questo movimento, il documento analizza attentamente la storia dell'Islam in Somalia e i cambiamenti del XIX sec. avvenuti nelle aree meridionali del paese.
Language: en
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