A. Brigaglia
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The Volatility of Salafi Political Theology, the War on Terror and the Genesis of Boko Haram
A. Brigaglia
Political Science
2015
14 Citations
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Ja'far Mahmoud Adam, Mohamed Yusuf and Al-Muntada Islamic Trust: Reflections on the Genesis of the 'Boko Haram' Phenomenon in Nigeria
A. Brigaglia
Political Science
2012
17 Citations
4
A Contribution to the History of the Wahhabi Daʿwa in West Africa: The Career and the Murder of Shaykh Jaʿfar Mahmoud Adam (Daura, ca. 1961/1962–Kano 2007)1
A. Brigaglia
Sociology
3 June 2012
Shaykh Jaʿfar Mahmoud was one of the most popular voices of the Salafi/Wahhabi mission (daʿwa) in contemporary West Africa. This article reconstructs his career, from his studies in Nigeria and Saudi… Expand
21 Citations
3
Responses of South Asian Muslims to the Theory of Evolution
A. Brigaglia
Political Science
3 October 2009
Of all scientific theories the theory of evolution arguably poses the greatest challenge to theistic religions because it threatens to undermine teleology and the central position of mankind in… Expand
12 Citations
1
The Radio Kaduna 'tafsir' (1978-1992) and the construction of public images of Muslim scholars in the Nigerian media
A. Brigaglia
Sociology
2007
This paper looks at a public contest over Qur'anic interpretation that accompanied the emergence of Nigerian reformist activism in the late 1970s. This contest was staged on national radio at regular… Expand
13 Citations
1
The Arts and Crafts of Literacy: Islamic Manuscript Cultures in Sub-Saharan Africa
A. Brigaglia, Mauro Nobili
Art
11 January 2017
1 Citation
A Preliminary Appraisal of Marginalia in West African Manuscripts from the Mamma Haïdara Memorial Library Collection (Timbuktu)
S. M. Lliteras, A. Brigaglia, Mauro Nobili
Medicine
11 January 2017
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The article may serve as an informal definition of the characteristics of marginalia in the region’s manuscript tradition, thus providing a useful comparative device and hinting at the fruitful potential of related studies.Expand
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Bamana Texts in Arabic Characters: Some Leaves from Mali
T. Tamari, A. Brigaglia, Mauro Nobili
History
11 January 2017
This study analyses five Bamana-language texts composed in the earlier twentieth century by Amadou Jomworo Bary, a Fulbe scholar from the Masina (Mali), that were hand copied in 1972 by the Fulbe… Expand
1 Citation
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Book Review: Shari’ah on Trial: Northern Nigeria’s Islamic Revolution
A. Brigaglia
Sociology
2017
Book Title: Shari’ah on Trial: Northern Nigeria’s Islamic Revolution Book Author:  Sarah Eltantawi (Berkeley: University of California Press), 272 pages. ISBN 9780520293786.
1 Citation
The Outburst of Rage and The Divine Dagger: Invective Poetry and Inter-Ṭarīqa Conflict in Northern Nigeria, 1949
A. Brigaglia
Sociology
2017
This paper discusses the conflict between the political establishment of Sokoto and the Tijanis of the province in the late 1940s, focusing on its literary ramifications in the form of Hausa and… Expand
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