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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Contains a biography, bibliography, quotes, and links. Three Continents Press, Retrieved from ” https: Intermediaries, interpreters, and clerks: Bulletin de l’Institut Fondamental d’Afrique Noire. Selected web resources For further information, please email us at asclibrary ascleiden. Oxford University Press, Afrikanissimo macht Schule: Views Read Edit View history.

The dossier concludes with a selection of web resources. General history of Africa. 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.

As a punishment, the governor appointed him to Ouagadougou with the role he later hampage as that of “an essentially precarious and revocable temporary writer”.

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. World Wisdom A,adou World Press, 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 memoirs and a novel set in colonial French West Africaas well as a spokesperson for Sufi understandings of Islam and religious ecumenism.


Les religions africaines traditionnelles: Le temps des marabouts: Vie et enseignement de Tierno Bokar: Criminals and the African cultural imagination: Inhe was elected to UNESCO’s executive council, and in he helped establish a unified system for the transcription of African languages.

Research in African Literatures: Hampxte employees in the making of colonial Africa: Inhe took six months’ leave to visit Tierno Bokarhis spiritual leader. The dossier begins with a brief introduction outlining the issues which were discussed during the workshop. Aspects de la civilisation africaine: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Tribute to Jean Rouch & Amadou Hampaté Bâ

Seuil, Silamaka en Puloru: Indiana University Press, Inhe ran away from school and rejoined his mother at Katiwhere he resumed his studies. He died in Abidjan in Muslim-Christian encounters in Africa: L’empire Peul du Macina: Oxford University Press, For further information, please email us at asclibrary ascleiden.

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Amadou Hampâté Bâ

Christianity as seen by an African Muslim intellectual: This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat Les religions africaines comme source de valeurs de civilisation: From tohe held several posts in the colonial administration in Upper Voltanow Burkina Fasoand from to in Bamako. Based on a hamptae of the corresponding article in the French Wikipedia, accessed in April La notion de personne en Afrique noire: At IFAN, he made ethnological surveys and collected traditions. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

In the course of his career he assembled a very large personal archive. Il n’y a pas de petite querelle: After his father’s death, he was adopted by his mother’s second husband, Tidjani Amadou Ali Thiam of the Toucouleur ethnic group. His term in the executive council ended inand he devoted the remaining years of his life to research and writing.