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Published by African Studies Center, Michigan State University in [East Lansing, Mich.] .
Written in English



  • Africa, French-speaking West,
  • Africa, French-speaking West.


  • Islam -- Africa, French-speaking West -- History.,
  • Tukulor (African people) -- History.,
  • Oral tradition -- Africa, French-speaking West.,
  • Africa, French-speaking West -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementtranscribed in Pulaar and translated into English by Moustapha Kane and David Robinson, with David Dwyer and Sonja Fagerberg.
ContributionsKane, Moustapha., Robinson, David, 1938-, Michigan State University. African Studies Center.
LC ClassificationsDT532 .I85 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination177 p. :
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1966140M
LC Control Number90200270

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The Islamic Regime of Fuuta Tooro: An Anthology of Oral Tradition Transcribed in Pulaar and Translated into English (East Lansing: Michigan State University, ). Google Scholar Author: Barak A. Salmoni. Virtually all of the Fula Toro are Muslims. Islam is a major world religion that is based on the teachings of Mohammed, the Islamic prophet. The Koran, or holy book of Islam, is said to have been given to Mohammed by the angel Gabriel. The French colonial regime had a significant impact on the development of the literature on Fuuta Tooro. Saint Louis, the old headquarters of European commercial operations near the mouth of the Senegal River, became the capital of both Senegal and Mauritania. Vol. 18, No. 4, Published by: Boston University African Studies Center. The extensive book review section provides a thorough review of the current literature dealing with Africa's past. The Islamic Regime of Fuuta Tooro by Moustapha Kane, David Robinson.