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Scribe, griot, and novelist

narrative interpreters of the Songhay Empire

by Thomas A. Hale

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Published by University of Florida Press, Center for African Studies in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Songhai Empire.
    • Subjects:
    • Mohammed I, Askia of Songhai, 1443?-1538.,
    • Songhai (African people) -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.,
    • Songhai Empire.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-300).

      Other titlesMamar Kassaye deeda. English & Songhai. 1990.
      StatementThomas A. Hale. Followed by The epic of Askia Mohammed / recounted by Nouhou Malio.
      ContributionsMalio, Nouhou, d. 1986.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT532.27.M63 H35 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 313 p. :
      Number of Pages313
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2199837M
      ISBN 100813009812
      LC Control Number89020664

      Scribe Media offers both full-time career and freelance opportunities. Learn about becoming a member of the Scribe Tribe and sign up for our open jobs list to receive g: griot. The Songhai Empire (also transliterated as Songhay) was a state that dominated the western Sahel in the 15th and 16th century. At its peak, it was one of the largest states in African state is known by its historiographical name, derived from its leading ethnic group and ruling elite, the Songhai. Sonni Ali established Gao as the capital of the empire, although a Songhai state had Capital: Gao. A Study of Oral Tradition: Storytelling in Ireland, West Africa and Japan by Nicole Schubert Introduction. Stories can be told in many different ways: acted out on stage, in film, or on television, sung in a musical or an opera, written in a favorite book, or told orally.


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