This is an especially scarce book dealing with the early geography of Central Africa based upon Arabic writers, principally Ibn Battuta. Dispatch time is 4-5 working days from our warehouse. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. The passage is in William Desborough Cooley, The Negroland of the Arabs p. Its inhabitants are remnants of the Sonhaja, the wandering Arabs, and the Falateen. About this Item: Routledge, 2001.
The cause of their establishment in the west of Africa was, as it is stated, in consequence of their being driven by Yaa-rooba, son of Kahtan, out of Arabia, to the western coast between Egypt and Abyssinia. It is extensive, very fertile, and well peopled. The disposition to sleep is so strong, as scarcely to leave a sufficient respite for the taking of food ; even the repeated application of a whip, a remedy which has been frequently used, is hardly sufficient to keep the poor wretch awake. By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the. © 1996 - 2019 AbeBooks Inc. The attainment of that end will throw a steady light on the past condition of a country now awakening a general interest. But the great King of Mali who conquered the Susu, and took their country, was named Mari Jatah, which means, in the language of that country, Amir Lion, for Mari signifies an Amir, or prince of the blood royal, and jatah means a lion.
They profess the Mohammedan faith, and their princes ruled them always with equity and justice. About this Item: Routledge, 1966. From United Kingdom to U. Cape Nun, owing to a confusion regarding the two rivers, is not near what used to be called the Wad Nun, but on the north side of the Wad Draa mouth. When the sultan addresses one, he will take the garment off his back, and throw dust upon his head.
For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. A handsome and clean copy, with a small closed tear on the folding map. It is a very extensive province, and inhabited by the Soodan, who, it is said,. He performed the pilgrimage to Mekkah, and enjoined his successors to do the same. It will enable us to trace some important political revolutions; to discern the nations which have stood forth politically eminent, and to estimate correctly, by means of a lengthened and authentic retrospect, the process of civilization in Africa. About this Item: Routledge 1966-04-25, 1966.
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