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dc.contributorDemba, Youssouph (owner)en_US
dc.coverage.spatialSedhiou, Senegalen_US
dc.coverage.temporal20th centuryen_US
dc.date.accessioned2019-09-05T14:03:59Z
dc.date.available2019-09-05T14:03:59Z
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/2144/37716
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 fully cited using the information below. 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 manuscript owner copied it from his nephew, Bamba Djiba, who received it from his teacher, Mamading Kante, a son of Al-hadji Aliou Kante from The Gambia.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe document is a Mandinka Ajami poem titled Kitaaboo Foloota (English: The Book Began), which alludes to the beginning of the Quran. This poem praises God and Prophet Muḥammad and teaches tawḥid (English: oneness of God). It was copied by the owner’s father. This poem is very popular among Mandinka scholars and copies have been found in several collections.en_US
dc.format.extentUnbound manuscript. 14 pages.en_US
dc.format.mediumPaperen_US
dc.languageMandinka Ajami
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.subjectSedhiou, Senegalen_US
dc.subjectManuscripten_US
dc.subjectMandinka Languageen_US
dc.subjectAjami scripten_US
dc.subjectMandinka poetryen_US
dc.subjectIslamic poetryen_US
dc.subjectKitaaboo Folootaen_US
dc.subjectTawḥiden_US
dc.subjectIslamen_US
dc.subjectProphet Muhammaden_US
dc.titleKitaaboo Foloota: The Book Beganen_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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