Table of contents for A history of race in Muslim West Africa, 1600-1960 / Bruce S. Hall.

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Introduction; Part I. Race Along the Desert-Edge, c. 1600-1900: 1. Making race in the Sahel, c. 1600-1900; 2. Reading the blackness of the Sudan, c. 1600-1900; Part II. Race and the Colonial Encounter, c. 1830-1936: 3. Meeting the Tuareg; 4. Colonial conquest and statecraft in the Niger Bend, c. 1893-1936; Part III. The Morality of Descent, 1893-1940: 5. Defending hierarchy: Tuareg arguments about authority and descent, c. 1893-1940; 6. Defending slavery: the moral order of inequality, c. 1893-1940; 7. Defending the river: Songhay arguments about land, c. 1893-1940; Part IV. Race and Decolonization, 1940-1960: 8. The racial politics of decolonization, 1940-1960; Conclusion.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Blacks -- Africa, West -- History.
Black race -- History.
Slavery -- Africa, West -- History.
Islam and culture -- Africa, West -- History.