Archive of the Umarian Tijaniyya by Christopher Wise

By Christopher Wise

within the mid-19th century, al-Hajj Umar Taal introduced a jihad in West Africa that ceaselessly altered the process the region’s historical past. Taal used to be a Tukulóor Fulani who was once born in Alwaar, Senegal in 1794 (or 1795). After taking the hajj to Mecca, he back to West Africa and verified Tijaniyya Sufism during the quarter. Taal’s jihad was once directed opposed to non-Muslim “heathen,” specially the Bambara. It used to be additionally undertaken towards French colonialism. yet, after destroying the Segu Empire of the Bambara, al-Hajj Umar turned embroiled in a bloody sectarian and inter-ethnic clash with the Massina Fulani of Hamdallahi, Mali. two decades within the making, Wise’s Archive of the Umarian Tijaniyya is a suite of eyewitness bills of Taal’s lifestyles and jihad, translated into English for the 1st time. unique records, written through Sahelian, Arab, and French authors, first seemed in Pulaar Ajami, Arabic, and French. Informants comprise Al Hajj Umar Taal, Muhammadu Aliu Tyam, Abdullai Ali, Aguibu Taal, Eugene Mage, Paul Soleillet, Henri Gaden, Thierno Mamadu Taal, Theirno Umar Taal, Al Hajj Seku Taal, and Muntaga Taal. 20 years within the making, Wise's "archive" additionally features a long advent via clever that locations Taal’s jihad in historic context with certain connection with the 2013 jihad of the Ansar Dine in Northern Mali. The booklet contains old illustrations, maps, and colour photographs.

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