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The Kanuri of Bornu

by Ronald Cohen

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kanouri (peuple d"Afrique),
  • Etnografie,
  • Kanuri (African people),
  • Histoire,
  • Kanouris,
  • Nigerianen,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 113-115.

    SeriesCase studies in cultural anthropology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT515.42 .C6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 115 p.
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24779416M
    LC Control Number67011751
    OCLC/WorldCa414091

      The Kanem-Bornu empire is the name given by historians to the longest African empire to exist in the Common Era. At , towards the end of the empire, only a smaller state called the Bornu empire remained in north-eastern Nigeria, which represented the . Kanuri is the language associated with the Kanem and Bornu empires which dominated the Lake Chad region for a thousand years. The basic word order of Kanuri sentences is subject–object–verb. It is typologically unusual in simultaneously having postpositions and post-nominal modifiers – for example, "Bintu's pot" would be expressed as nje.

      Kanuri speak the Kanuri language, or one of its related languages a member of the Nilo-Saharan language family. Divisions include the Manga, Tumari, and Bilma dialects of Central Kanuri, and the more distinct Kanembu language. Inheriting the religious and cultural traditions of the Kanem-Bornu state, Kanuri peoples are predominantly Sunni Muslim. Kanem-Bornu was probably founded around the mid-9th century, and its first capital was at Njimi, northeast of Lake Chad. Toward the end of the 11th century, the Sef mai (king) Umme (later known as Ibn ʿAbd al-Jalīl) became a Muslim, and from that time Kanem-Bornu was an Islāmic e of its location, it served as a point of contact in trade between North Africa, the Nile Valley, and.

    Kanuri is the language associated with the Kanem and Bornu empires which dominated the Lake Chad region for a thousand years. kanuri men () Also, the basic word order of Kanuri sentences is subject-object-verb. Honours from the Kanem-Bornu Empire. 51, likes 2, talking about this. Its all about extending honours to those that helped build humanity any where in the World by us the people of the Followers: 52K.


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The Kanuri of Borno is a slim anthropological volume about the Kanuri tribe of northern Nigeria published in It was written by American anthropologist Ronald Cohen who spent about two years living in Bornu Province in the mid s and again in the mid by:   The Kanuri of Borno is a slim anthropological volume about the Kanuri tribe of northern Nigeria published in It was written by American anthropologist Ronald Cohen who spent about two years living in Bornu Province in the mid s and again in the mid s/5.

The Kanuri of Borno is a slim anthropological volume about the Kanuri tribe of northern Nigeria published in It was written by American anthropologist Ronald Cohen who spent about two years living in Bornu Province in the mid s and again in the mid s/5(2).

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency The Kanuri of Bornu by Cohen, Ronald. Publication date Topics Kanuri (African people), Kanuri (African people), Kanouris, Nigerianen, Etnografie, Kanouri (peuple d'Afrique)Pages: Between andhe wrote a number of books on various aspects of Kanuri culture.

Republished in two volumes under the collective title of "The languages and peoples of Bornu" are four of Benton's works, which have long been inaccessible. Grammar of the Bornu or Kanuri language; with dialogues, translations, and vocabulary (by E. Norris). Facts about the Kanuri Kanuri peoples include several subgroups, and identify by different names in some regions.

The Kanuri language was the major language of the Bornu Empire and remains a major language in southeastern Niger, northeastern Nigeria and northern Cameroon, but in Chad, it is limited to a handful of speakers in urban centers.

Though the Kanem-Bornu is a Kanuri kingdom but it has a multicultural characteristic since inception as both founders of its dynasties i.e. the Sayfawa and the Elkanemi were both Arabs and the. Though the Kanem-Bornu is a Kanuri kingdom, but it is multicultural in characteristic since inception as both founders of two major dynasties were both Arabs and yet the Kanuri coexisted with many Author: Babagana Abubakar.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cohen, Ronald. Kanuri of Bornu. New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [] (OCoLC) Read "Ronald Cohen, The Kanuri of Bornu (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology).

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This traditional Kanuri/Kanembu state maintains a ceremonial rule of the Kanuri people, based in Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria, but acknowledged by the 4 million Kanuri in neighboring countries. The Shehu (“Sheikh”) of Bornu draws his authority from a state founded before CE, the Kanem-Bornu Empire.

Lot of 3 books from the Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology series: Bunyoro; An African Kingdom, The Kanuri of Bornu, The Igbo of Southeast Nigeria - they have cover wear, creasing, prior owner's name stamped on first Rating: % positive. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers All about The Kanuri of Bornu by Ronald Cohen.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers Home Groups 4/5. A short historical introduction. The core of the ethnicity of Kanuri/Kanembu is a mixture of Nilotic and Chadic roots- Nilotic because the mother-clan, according to some serious research among academics in Sudan, the Magumi descended from the same strain as many ethnic groups in Africa from the Nile bassin, most specifically from the ancient kingdom of Meroe and Makuria, and who lived along.

Download e-book for kindle: Grammar of the Bórnu or Kānurī language by S. Koelle yet extra to the former problems. whilst I started out my Kanuri experiences, not anything no matter what have been written at the grammar of that language, neither was once any factor referred to as to its basic personality ;so that i used to be left to /5(19).

Discover more about the Bible in Kanuri – and read it for yourself. About the Kanuri language. Kanuri, also known as Bornu, Kanouri, Kanoury or Yerwa Kanuri, is a language of Nigeria.

Kanembu and Bornu peoples created a new people and language, the Kanuri. But even in Bornu, the Sayfawa Dynasty's troubles persisted. During the first three-quarters of the 15th century, for example, fifteen mais occupied the throne.

Then, around Mai Ali Dunamami defeated his rivals and began the consolidation of Bornu. HeFile Size: KB. Kanuri peoples include several subgroups, and identify by different names in some regions.

The Kanuri language was the major language of the Bornu Empire and remains a major language in southeastern Niger, northeastern Nigeria and northern Cameroon, but in Chad it. Kanuri, African people, the dominant element of the population of Bornu state in northeastern Nigeria and also found in large numbers in southeastern Kanuri language is classified as belonging to the Saharan branch of the Nilo-Saharan family.

The Kanuri developed a powerful state at the Sudanese terminus of the major trans-Saharan trade route through the Bilma oasis to Libya. The Kanuri are a cluster of peoples speaking related Nilo-Saharan dialects which were absorbed by the Bornu empire and merged into a complex heterogeneous society.

Kanuri live in Bornu and Yobe States in northeastern Nigeria, Diffa and Zinder provinces in the southeast Republic of Niger, Lac Prefecture and southern Kanem Prefecture in western Chad and northern : Kwekudee.Try the new Google Books.

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