The Shari’a Courts of Mogadishu: Beyond “African Islam” and “Islamic Law”

Written by Ahmed Ibrahim

This dissertation, based on a year and eight months of fieldwork, is a historical ethnography of a Shari‘a-based movement which appeared in Mogadishu, Somalia within a year after the complete disintegration of the central government in 1991.
The Shari'a Courts of Mogadishu: Beyond "African Islam" and "Islamic Law"

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