Shehu Uthman Dan Fodio and his economic ideas
AbstractIn an attempt to investigate Muslim economic thinking in the 12th century Hijrah, corresponding 18th century C E, the present paper explores economic ideas of one of the greatest Muslim personalities of the period, Shehu Uthman Dan Fodio (1167-1233/1754-1817), who is commonly known as revivalist and renovator of religious beliefs and practices and founder of the Sokoto Khilafat. At the outset, to provide background knowledge of the personality of Shehu Uthman Dan Fodio, the paper sheds light on time and environment in which he lived, his life and work, and his impact.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 40916.
Date of creation: 2008
Date of revision: 2011
Muslim economic thinking in the nineteenth century; History of Islamic Economic Thought; Application of Islamic Economic in the West Africa. Contribution of Othman Dan Fodio to Islamic economics. Economic ideology of Sokoto Khilafat;
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