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RO-20605-84

Northwestern University (Evanston, IL 60208-0001)
John Paden (Project Director: 02/01/1983 to present)

Islam in Africa: The Changing Role of the 'Ulama

To support collaborative research on the "learned people" ('ulama) of Muslim Society in western and central Africa, examining their literary output and social background from c. 1700 to the present.

Project fields:
Anthropology; History, General; Literature, General

Program:
Basic Research

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$290,000 (approved)
$231,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1984 – 9/30/1987