Amadou Hampâté Bâ () was one of the major intellectual and literary figures of twentieth-century Africa. A historian and collector and. By all accounts, Amadou Hampaté Bâ (–) ranks among the giants of African literature. This would no doubt remain true even if no. Read more about The Fortunes Of Wangrin and other books by Amadou Hampate Ba.

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Les religions africaines comme source de valeurs de civilisation: A historian and collector and translator of oral and ethnological texts, he was also a poet in his native Fulfulde and the author of prize-winning and widely-read literary works two volumes of his memoirs and a novel set in colonial French West Africahaampate well as a spokesperson for Sufi understandings of Islam and religious ecumenism.

Stay ahead with Tip Sheet! This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat Click here to access the password we have on file for you. African employees in the making of colonial Africa: Research in African Literatures: Add your preferred email address and password to your account. In the course of his career he assembled a very large personal archive. Inhe ran away from school and rejoined his mother at Katiwhere he resumed his studies. Africa World Press, Inhe took six months’ leave to visit Tierno Bokarhis spiritual leader.


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Customer Service If you have questions: Oxford University Press, Selected web resources For further information, please email us at asclibrary ascleiden. At the time of his birth, the area was known as French Sudan as part of colonial French West Africawhich was formally established a few years before his birth.

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Vie et enseignement de Tierno Bokar: As a punishment, the governor appointed him to Ouagadougou with the role he later described as that of “an essentially precarious and revocable temporary writer”. After his father’s death, he was adopted by his mother’s second husband, Tidjani Amadou Ali Thiam of the Toucouleur ethnic group. Hampaate IFAN, he made ethnological surveys and collected traditions.

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Muslim-Christian encounters in Africa: La notion de personne en Afrique noire: Seuil, Silamaka en Puloru: For 15 years he devoted himself to research, which would later lead to the publication of his work L’Empire peul de Macina The Fula Empire of Macina. Simply close and relaunch your preferred browser to log-in.

Le temps des marabouts: The Best Books of Inhe was elected to UNESCO’s executive council, and in he helped establish a unified system for the transcription of African languages. Christianity as seen by an African Muslim intellectual: