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By Hassimi Oumarou Maiga

By balancing written heritage with the African oral culture, this e-book conceptualizes the integrations between various peoples of Africa and in particular one of the Songhoy humans. Drawing from a couple of educational disciplines and unique learn that files the oral and literate traditions of the Songhoy humans, Hassimi Oumarou Maiga bargains a distinct interpretation of indigenous Songhoy-African views on African historical past, tradition and schooling from antiquity to the current day and from continental Africa to the global African Diaspora. In explaining the cosmology, philosophy, values and technique of indigenous, non-Muslim schooling, this e-book additionally corrects and balances the conception of the Songhoy as a unconditionally Muslim society. The legacy of the Songhoy Empire, Maiga argues, is as a version of African integration via its administrative and political association, which is still proper even this day. This booklet is a vital addition for students and scholars of African background.

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