EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up - Excludes marketplace items & rentals.
EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up - Excludes marketplace items & rentals.
EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up - Excludes marketplace items & rentals
Search
Epic of Askia Mohammed

Epic of Askia Mohammed - 96 edition

ISBN13: 978-0253209900

Cover of Epic of Askia Mohammed 96 (ISBN 978-0253209900)
ISBN13: 978-0253209900
ISBN10: 0253209900
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 96
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Published: 1996
International: No

List price: $14.00

rental
$11.99
Save $2.01 (14%)


Ships from $5.99
  • Free Return Shipping
  • Due back 12/18/2015
  •  
More Shipping Options

Epic of Askia Mohammed - 96 edition

ISBN13: 978-0253209900

Thomas A. Hale

ISBN13: 978-0253209900
ISBN10: 0253209900
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 96
Publisher: Indiana University Press

Published: 1996
International: No
Summary

Askia Mohammed is the most famous leader in the history of the Songhay Empire, which reached its apogee during his reign in 1493-1528. Songhay, approximately halfway between the present-day cities of Timbuktu in Mali and Niamey in Niger, became a political force beginning in 1463, under the leadership of Sonni Ali Ber. By the time of his death in 1492, the foundation had been laid for the development under Askia Mohammed of a complex system of administration, a well-equipped army and navy, and a network of large government-owned farms. The present rendition of the epic was narrated by the griot (or jeser ) Nouhou Malio over two evenings in Saga, a small town on the Niger River, two miles downstream from Niamey. The text is a word-for-word translation from Nouhou Malio's oral performance.

List price: $14.00
  • Rental
  • $11.99
  • Marketplace
  • From
More Shipping Options