Balancing Written History with Oral Tradition: The Legacy of by Hassimi Oumarou Maiga

By Hassimi Oumarou Maiga

By balancing written heritage with the African oral culture, this e-book conceptualizes the integrations between diversified peoples of Africa and particularly one of the Songhoy humans. Drawing from a couple of educational disciplines and unique examine that records the oral and literate traditions of the Songhoy humans, Hassimi Oumarou Maiga deals a distinct interpretation of indigenous Songhoy-African views on African heritage, tradition and schooling from antiquity to the current day and from continental Africa to the global African Diaspora. In explaining the cosmology, philosophy, values and technique of indigenous, non-Muslim schooling, this publication additionally corrects and balances the notion of the Songhoy as a totally Muslim society. The legacy of the Songhoy Empire, Maiga argues, is as a version of African integration via its administrative and political association, which is still correct even this day. This booklet is a vital addition for students and scholars of African heritage.

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