Loimeier, Roman

Between Social Skills and Marketable Skills

The Politics of Islamic Education in 20th Century Zanzibar

Brill, Leiden, Boston, 2009

Islam in Africa, 10

643 S.

ISSN/ISBN 9004175423

The present volume examines the development of Muslim traditions of reform in pre-colonial and colonial Zanzibar, focussing on patterns of cooperation between religious scholars and the British colonial state and highlights the effects of the Zanzibar revolution of 1964 on the development of Islamic education and Islamic traditions of learning in Zanzibar until today