MANDINGO KINGDOMS OF THE SENEGAMBIA. Traditionalism, Islam, and European Expansion
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: No jacket
Edition: 1st edition
Northwestern University Press. 1972. xxiii+211pp. Hardcover. In fine condition, still in publishers shrinkwrap. *"Synthesizing a wide range of European and African documentary sources, and drawing on the oral traditions of the Senegambia, Charlotte Quinn re-creates the history of the revolutinary nineteenth-century transformation of the Mandingo state system. She combines the methods of history and social anthropology to define in the Gambian context the confrontation between traditional ruling elites, reformist Muslim scholar-warriors, and expansionist European commercial communities."...back cover.