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Sufi City

Eric Ross

Sufi City

urban design and archetypes in Touba

by Eric Ross

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Published by University of Rochester Press in Rochester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sufism -- Social aspects -- Senegal -- Touba,
  • Landscape -- Social aspects -- Senegal -- Touba,
  • Symbolism in architecture -- Senegal -- Touba,
  • City and town life -- Senegal -- Touba,
  • City planning -- Senegal -- Touba,
  • Landscape architecture -- Senegal -- Touba,
  • City and town life -- Senegal -- Case studies,
  • City planning -- Senegal -- Case studies,
  • Islamic cities and towns -- Senegal -- Case studies,
  • Touba (Senegal) -- Geography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-275) and index

    StatementEric Ross
    GenreCase studies
    SeriesRochester studies in African history and the diaspora
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT549.9.T68 R67 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 290 p. :
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17204768M
    ISBN 101580462170
    LC Control Number2006016349

      Confusion about Sufism is common, even among Muslims, according to Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, an American Sufi cleric of Egyptian descent who preached in New York City for many years and founded the Author: Megan Specia.


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