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Author Ryan, Eileen (Assistant professor), author

Title Religion as resistance : negotiating authority in Italian Libya / Eileen Ryan
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
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Contents Italian imperialism and Sanusi authority at the turn of the century -- Crafting an Italian approach to Colonial rule -- Occupation, war, and the transformation of the Sanusiyya -- Railways and resistance: Idris al-Sanusi's fall from power -- Religion and power in the Fascist colonies
Summary Religion as Resistance examines debates over the best methods for colonial rule in Italian Libya as a a self-reflexive process that tell us more about the contentious connection between religious and political authority in Italy than about Muslim North Africa
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed January 11, 2018)
Subject Senussites -- Libya -- History
Colonies -- Administration.
Italian colonies.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Emigration & Immigration.
Italy -- Colonies -- Africa -- Administration
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 019067380X (electronic bk.)
9780190673802 (electronic bk.)