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 ran away from school and rejoined his mother at Katiwhere he resumed his studies.

At the time of his birth, the area was known as French Sudan as part of colonial French West Africa hamptae, which was formally established a few years before his birth. Criminals and the African cultural imagination: Les religions africaines comme source de valeurs de civilisation: 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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From tohe held several posts in the colonial administration in Upper Voltanow Burkina Fasoand from to in Bamako. 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”.

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Le temps des marabouts: Selected web resources For further information, please email us at asclibrary ascleiden. At IFAN, he made ethnological surveys and collected traditions.

This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat 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. 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.

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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. Retrieved from ” https: Inhe was hanpate to UNESCO’s executive council, and in he helped establish a unified gampate for the transcription of African languages.


For further information, please email us at asclibrary ascleiden. Three Continents Press, Research in African Literatures: His term in the executive council ended inand he devoted the remaining years of his life baah research and writing. Indiana University Press, Muslim-Christian encounters in Africa: General history of Africa.

Les religions africaines traditionnelles: Based on a translation of the corresponding article in the French Wikipedia, accessed in April Oxford University Press, Inhe took six months’ leave to visit Tierno Bokarhis spiritual leader.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Oxford University Press, Afrikanissimo macht Schule: Intermediaries, interpreters, and clerks: Christianity as seen by an African Muslim intellectual: Seuil, Silamaka en Puloru: He died in Abidjan in L’empire Peul du Macina: The dossier concludes with a selection of web resources.