DOI:​10.1007/978-3-030-45759-4_17
Corpus ID: 226743778
Islamic Calligraphy, Abstraction and Magic Talismans in Northern Nigeria
A. U. Adamu
Published 2020
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The chapter analyzes the forms of Islamic calligraphy among the Hausa Muslim communities of northern Nigeria, with particular reference to the Islamic city of Kano. It contributes to the ongoing… Expand
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