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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From tohe held several posts in the colonial administration in Upper Voltanow Burkina Fasoand from to in Bamako.

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World Wisdom 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. His term in the executive council ended inand he devoted the remaining years of his life to research and writing.


L’empire Peul du Macina: Inhe ran away from school and rejoined his mother at Katiwhere he resumed his studies. The dossier concludes with a selection of web resources.

Research in African Literatures: Inhe was elected to UNESCO’s executive council, and in he helped establish a unified system for the transcription of African languages.

Aspects de la civilisation africaine: 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.

Intermediaries, interpreters, and clerks: In the course of his career he assembled a very large personal archive. 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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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 hampage 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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Inhe took six months’ leave to visit Tierno Bokarhis spiritual leader. Indiana University Press, Contains a biography, bibliography, quotes, and links. 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”.

Based on a translation of the corresponding article in the French Wikipedia, accessed in April Les religions africaines traditionnelles: At IFAN, he made ethnological surveys and collected traditions.

He died in Abidjan in