Failed Islamic States in Senegambia

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Representative types of Senegal society

Representative types of Senegal society
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An engraving found in the voyage of the French traveler Durand who visited Senegal at the beginning of the 19th century. This engraving contains the following caption, "1..Négresse esclave. 2..Signare de l'Isle St. Louis. 3..Marabou ou Prêtre du Pays. 4..Négre armé en guerre. 5..Négresse esclave portant son enfant."

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Representative types of Senegal society
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Description: An engraving found in the voyage of the French traveler Durand who visited Senegal at the beginning of the 19th century. This engraving contains the following caption, "1..Négresse esclave. 2..Signare de l'Isle St. Louis. 3..Marabou ou Prêtre du Pays. 4..Négre armé en guerre. 5..Négresse esclave portant son enfant."
Date: 1802
Date Range: 1800-1809
Location: Saint-Louis, Senegal
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Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: David Robinson; MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University
Digitizer: MATRIX
Source: J.B.L. Durand, Un Voyage au Senegal, 2 volumes, Paris 1802. Planche III.

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