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73654

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Matesic, J. (2012). Review: Dawn for Islam in Eastern Nigeria: A History of the Arrival of Islam in Igboland by Egodi Uchendu. Journal of History and Cultures, (1 (September)), 72-73.

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The Journal of History and Cultures (JHAC) – a peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to pioneering new research in history and cultures. Drawing on the latest historical, cultural, political, social, and theoretical analytical research, JHAC’s overarching purpose is to foster lively and productive academic debate.

Abstract

Egodi Uchendu’s Dawn for Islam in Eastern Nigeria: A History of the Arrival of Islam in Igboland attempts to account for the arrival of Islam in Igboland (Nigeria’s ‘Christian heartland’) at the beginning of the twentieth century, and its survival and modest growth from that time onwards. As Uchendu writes, she wants to know how and why a region known to be opposed to Islam has accommodated Islam for a century.

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