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Shehu Uthman Dan Fodio and his economic ideas

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  • Islahi, Abdul Azim

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In 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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  • Islahi, Abdul Azim, 2008. "Shehu Uthman Dan Fodio and his economic ideas," MPRA Paper 40916, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2011.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:40916
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    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;

    JEL classification:

    • B31 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought: Individuals - - - Individuals
    • P00 - Economic Systems - - General - - - General
    • B00 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - General - - - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches
    • B11 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought through 1925 - - - Preclassical (Ancient, Medieval, Mercantilist, Physiocratic)

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