n International Journal for Religious Freedom - Tainted legacy - Islam, colonialism and slavery in Northern Nigeria, Yusufu Turaki : book review

Volume 3, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2070-5484



is a culmination of nearly three decades of study of four epochal movements and their continuing impacts on present-day Nigeria. The phenomena of British colonialism, Christian missionaries, Traditional Religion, and Islam and the Sokoto Caliphate constitute four distinct historical legacies (p. 10), which continue to respectively account, to a great extent, for the nature and complexities of interreligious and inter-ethnic relations in Northern Nigeria.

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