Collaboration, Modernity and Colonial Rule: Sidiyya Baba and Mauritania

By David Robinson

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This is a photo of a typical library of a marabout or cleric, with manuscripts and published books placed in the squares of the masonry. Shaikh Sidiyya al-Kabir and Shaikh Sidiyya Baba had vast libraries and systems for placing and finding the different kinds of material.

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Creator: Elbaz, Caroline
Dortes, Michel
Description: This is a photo of a typical library of a marabout or cleric, with manuscripts and published books placed in the squares of the masonry. Shaikh Sidiyya al-Kabir and Shaikh Sidiyya Baba had vast libraries and systems for placing and finding the different kinds of material.
Date: 2000
Date Range: 2000-2009
Location: Mauritania
Format: Image/jpeg
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: David Robinson; MATRIX: Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences at Michigan State University
Digitizer: MATRIX
Source: Elbaz, Caroline. Mauritanie: Le Pays Du Million De Poètes. (Clichy, France?: Editions Larivière, 2000. ), before p. 7

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