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Africa I: Northern Africa Including the Sahel
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1. In the course of history, the part of the African continent lying north of the equator has been constantly spliced into the cultural development of its neighboring regions. Favored by the environment of the Mediterranean basin, the valley of the Nile, and the West African coastal regio…

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Rebstock, Ulrich, “Africa I: Northern Africa Including the Sahel”, in: The Brill Dictionary of Religion, Edited by Kocku von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 30 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004124332, 20051223

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