Nehemia Levtzion

Nehemia Levtzion was a director with the Council for Higher Education in Israel and was a professor of history at the Hebrew University.

Listed in: African Studies · History of Islam · African History

Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2000

The history of the Islamic faith on the continent of Africa spans fourteen centuries. For the first time in a single volume, The History of Islam in Africa presents a detailed historic mapping of the cultural, political, geographic, and religious past of this significant presence on a continent-wide scale. Bringing together two dozen leading scholars, this comprehensive work treats the historical development of the religion in each major region and examines its effects.

“Massive and marvelous synthesis…The editors and contributors deserve high praise for this achievement.”

J. A. Works Jr., Choice