By all accounts, Amadou Hampaté Bâ (–) ranks among the giants of African literature. This would no doubt remain true even if no. Amadou Hampâté Bâ () was one of the major intellectual and literary figures of twentieth-century Africa. A historian and collector and. l’Université Amadou Hampaté BA est la 1ère Université privée promotionnelle créée en et Autorisée par l’Etat (/AG/ME/DES). Nous proposons des.

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Inhe was amwdou to UNESCO’s executive council, and in he helped establish a unified system for the transcription of African languages. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. L’empire Peul du Macina: Research in African Literatures: After his father’s death, he was adopted by his mother’s second husband, Tidjani Amadou Ali Thiam of the Toucouleur ethnic group.

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Aspects de la civilisation africaine: World Wisdom His term in the ban council ended inand he devoted the remaining years of his life to research and writing. Criminals and the African cultural imagination: Contains a biography, bibliography, quotes, and links. African employees in the making of colonial Africa: La voix des autres.

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”. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


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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. Inhe took six months’ leave to visit Tierno Bokarhis spiritual leader. Indiana University Press, Bulletin de l’Institut Fondamental d’Afrique Noire. At IFAN, he made ethnological surveys and collected traditions.

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 Africaas well as a spokesperson for Sufi understandings of Islam and religious ecumenism.

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Le temps des marabouts: From tohe held several posts in the colonial administration in Upper Voltanow Burkina Fasoand from to in Bamako.

He died in Abidjan in Views Read Edit View history.

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The dossier begins with a brief introduction outlining the issues which were discussed during the workshop. Africa World Press, Oxford University Press, Afrikanissimo macht Schule: General history of Africa.

In the course of his career he assembled a very large personal archive.

Based on a translation of the corresponding article in the French Wikipedia, accessed in April Retrieved from ” https: Intermediaries, interpreters, and clerks: 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. This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles with hCards All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from July Articles with permanently dead external links Articles with imported Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.


Ham;ate n’y a pas de petite querelle: Les religions africaines comme source de valeurs de civilisation: Oxford University Press, Seuil, Silamaka en Puloru: La notion de personne en Afrique noire: Muslim-Christian encounters in Africa: Inhe ran away from school and rejoined his amadpu at Katiwhere he resumed his studies.

Vie et enseignement de Tierno Bokar: Christianity as seen by an African Muslim intellectual: Les religions africaines traditionnelles: For further information, please email us at asclibrary ascleiden.

Three Continents Press, The dossier concludes with a selection of web resources.