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By Hassimi Oumarou Maiga

By balancing written background with the African oral culture, this booklet conceptualizes the integrations between varied peoples of Africa and particularly one of the Songhoy humans. Drawing from a few educational disciplines and unique examine that records the oral and literate traditions of the Songhoy humans, Hassimi Oumarou Maiga deals a special interpretation of indigenous Songhoy-African views on African background, 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 publication additionally corrects and balances the belief 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 continues to be appropriate even this present day. This booklet is a vital addition for students and scholars of African background.

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