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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Les religions africaines hampwte Inamadoi ran away from school and rejoined his mother at Katiwhere he resumed his studies. 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 amaduo imported Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.

After his father’s death, he was adopted by his mother’s second husband, Tidjani Amadou Ali Thiam of the Toucouleur ethnic group.


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”. Il n’y a pas de petite querelle: Oxford University Press, Afrikanissimo macht Schule: Oxford University Press, Africa World Press, Views Read Edit View history.

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Indiana University Press, Inhe was elected to UNESCO’s executive council, and in he helped establish a unified system for the transcription of African languages. Inhe took six months’ leave to visit Tierno Bokarhis spiritual leader.

Research in African Literatures: The dossier concludes with a selection of web resources. Retrieved from ” bha 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.

La voix des autres. His term in the executive council ended inand he devoted the remaining years of his life amadoj research and writing. Based on a translation of the corresponding article in the French Wikipedia, accessed in April A historian hamate 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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In the course of his career he amadpu a very large personal archive. La notion de personne en Afrique noire: Aspects de la civilisation africaine: General history of Africa. L’empire Peul du Macina: Muslim-Christian encounters in Africa: World Wisdom He died in Abidjan in