Book tip: Sultans of Sokoto

This edited volume examines the history of the Sokoto Caliphate up to the present through lives and contributions of its caliphs and sultans from Usman Danfodio to Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III, giving new insights into the political history of northern Nigeria.

Edited by Alkasum Abba, Ibrahim M. Jumare, and Shu'aibu Shehu Aliyu. With contributions from: Usman Muhammad Bugaje, Mukhtar Umar Bunza, Tukur Muhammad Mukhtar, Idris S. Jimada, Abdulkadir Adamu, Usman Abubakar Daniya, Muhammadu Mustapha Gwadabe, Auwalu Anwar, Ismaila A. Tsiga. Published by Arewa House, Kaduna, 2017.

This book is available via interlibrary loan. See here for the full library record: Sultans of Sokoto : A biographical history since 1804

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