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dc.contributorDiante, Issa (owner)en_US
dc.contributor.authorDiante, Mamadou Lamineen_US
dc.contributor.authorDiante, Issaen_US
dc.coverage.spatialKolda, Senegalen_US
dc.coverage.temporal20th-21st centuryen_US
dc.date.accessioned2019-08-26T15:30:58Z
dc.date.available2019-08-26T15:30:58Z
dc.identifier.citationNgom, Fallou, Castro, Eleni, & Diakité, Ablaye. (2018). African Ajami Library: EAP 1042. Digital Preservation of Mandinka Ajami Materials of Casamance, Senegal. Boston: Boston University Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/2144/27112
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2144/37315
dc.descriptionThe entire manuscript is available for download as a PDF file(s). Higher-resolution images may be available upon request. For technical assistance, please contact open-help@bu.edu. Fieldwork Team: Dr. Fallou Ngom (Pricipal Investigator; Director, African Studies Center), Ablaye Diakité (Local Project Manager), Mr. Ibrahima Yaffa (General Field Facilitator), and Ibrahima Ngom (photographer). Technical Team: Professor Fallou Ngom (Principal Investigator, Project Director and former Director of the African Studies Center at Boston University)), and Eleni Castro (Technical Lead, BU Libraries). This collection of Mandinka Ajami materials is copied as part of the African Studies Center’s African Ajami Library. This is a joint project between BU and the West African Research Center (WARC), funded by the British Library/Arcadia Endangered Archives Programme. Access Condition and Copyright: These materials are subject to copyright and are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 License, which permits non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. For use, distribution or reproduction beyond these terms, contact Professor Fallou Ngom (fngom@bu.edu). Citation: Materials in this web edition should be cited as: Ngom, Fallou, Castro, Eleni, & Diakité, Ablaye. (2018). African Ajami Library: EAP 1042. Digital Preservation of Mandinka Ajami Materials of Casamance, Senegal. Boston: Boston University Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/2144/27112. For Inquiries: please contact Professor Fallou Ngom (fngom@bu.edu). For technical assistance, please contact open-help@bu.edu.en_US
dc.descriptionProvenance / Custodial history: The owner inherited the the oldest documents in the collection from his father, Mamadou Lamine Diante. His father was a Mandinka scholar who served as a Quranic teacher and farmer until his death.en_US
dc.description.abstractContains a bilingual Arabic-Mandinka Ajami collection of numerous documents, including formulas and receipts for various social preoccupations (including helping women with infertility problems), special prayers for particular preoccupations (including protection from real and imagined enemies), incantation texts, and divination techniques and signs. Classical Arabic knowledge alone is not sufficient to make sense of these documents. Dual literacy in classical Arabic and Mandinka Ajami is necessary in order to access the contents of some of these documents.en_US
dc.format.extentUnbound manuscript. 51 pages. Some documents show signs of water damage.en_US
dc.format.mediumPaperen_US
dc.languageArabic, Mandinka Ajami
dc.language.isoar
dc.language.isomnk
dc.rightsThese materials are subject to copyright and are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 License, which permits non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. For use, distribution or reproduction beyond these terms, contact Professor Fallou Ngom (fngom@bu.edu).en_US
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
dc.subjectKolda, Senegalen_US
dc.subjectManuscripten_US
dc.subjectMandinka Languageen_US
dc.subjectAjami scripten_US
dc.subjectIslamic funeralen_US
dc.subjectIslamic ritualsen_US
dc.subjectPublic healthen_US
dc.subjectDivination techniquesen_US
dc.subjectBilingual textsen_US
dc.titleKandoolu Kitaaboolu VII: Collection of Bilingual Texts VIIen_US
dc.typeManuscripten_US
dc.rights.holderAfrican Studies Center, Boston Universityen_US


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These materials are subject to copyright and are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 License, which permits non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. For use, distribution or reproduction beyond these terms, contact Professor Fallou Ngom (fngom@bu.edu).
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