Collaboration, Modernity and Colonial Rule: Sidiyya Baba and Mauritania

By David Robinson

The Sidiyya Network and the Senegalo-Mauritanian zone (circa 1880-1920)

The Sidiyya Network and the Senegalo-Mauritanian zone (circa 1880-1920)
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This map highlights the areas of Mauritania, Senegal, and Gambia where Shaykh Sidiyya Baba, grandson of Sidiyya al-Kabir, had networks of followers. The spiritual center of the Sidiyya Path is in Boutilimit, Mauritania.

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The Sidiyya Network and the Senegalo-Mauritanian zone (circa 1880-1920)
The Sidiyya Network and the Senegalo-Mauritanian zone (circa 1880-1920)
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Creator: Robinson, David
Description: This map highlights the areas of Mauritania, Senegal, and Gambia where Shaykh Sidiyya Baba, grandson of Sidiyya al-Kabir, had networks of followers. The spiritual center of the Sidiyya Path is in Boutilimit, Mauritania.
Date: 2000
Date Range: 2000-2009
Location: Mauritania
Format: Image/jpeg
Language: French
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: David Robinson; Maria Grosz-Ngate; Matrix: Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences at Michigan State University
Digitizer: MATRIX
Source: Robinson, David. Paths of Accommodation: Muslim Societies and French Colonial Authorities in Senegal and Mauritania, 1880-1920. Ohio University Press, 2000.

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