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dc.contributorDemba, Youssouph (owner)en_US
dc.contributor.authorKante, Aliouen_US
dc.coverage.spatialSedhiou, Senegalen_US
dc.coverage.temporal20th centuryen_US
dc.date.accessioned2019-09-05T14:05:21Z
dc.date.available2019-09-05T14:05:21Z
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/2144/37717
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 (Principle 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 biography of Al-hadji Aliou Kante, a Mandinka scholar from Kombo-Sifo in The Gambia. It documents his life, education, and experience with prominent religious scholars he encountered in his lifetime, including Mame Bamba Barro who was a disciple of Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba Mbacke (1853-1927), the founder of the Muridiyya Sufi order. Besides his biography, other themes in the document include poetry that praises Prophet Muḥammad, the author’s interactions with local scholars, their names, and the places he visited in the region. Al-hadji Aliou Kante is celebrated in his community for having converted many people to Islam and having built several mosques in the Senegambia. This document is typed and written in Arabic.en_US
dc.format.extentBound manuscript. 93 pages.en_US
dc.format.mediumPaperen_US
dc.languageArabic
dc.language.isoar
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.subjectThe Gambiaen_US
dc.subjectBiographyen_US
dc.subjectMandinka scholarsen_US
dc.subjectIslamen_US
dc.subjectArabic poetryen_US
dc.subjectProphet Muhammaden_US
dc.subjectKante, Al-hadji Aliouen_US
dc.subjectSenegambian historyen_US
dc.titleBiography of Al-hadji Aliou Kanteen_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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