Edited by Samba Dieng,
Preface by Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu,
İstanbul, 1999 (in French with preface in English)
This book contains the proceedings of the international symposium on Islamic Civilisation in West Africa which was organised jointly by the “Institut Fondamental d’Afrique Noire Cheikh Anta Diop” (IFAN) and IRCICA, under the patronage of the President of Senegal, in Dakar, on 27-30 December 1996. The symposium was a landmark scholarly event in African studies. This book contains thirty-four papers supplemented with a general introduction and the report of the seminar. Some of the papers are in English.