Failed Islamic States in Senegambia

David Robinson

Congratulations from Morocco

Congratulations from Morocco
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Umar Tal Or Al-hajj Umar
Creator: Al-Kansusi, Muhammad
Description: Translation of an excerpt from the leader of the Moroccan Tijani order, al-Kansusi, upon hearing about Umar Tall's main victory over the Bambara of Segu in September 1860. This document, so important for the Umarian cause, is contained in several copies in the Umarian library, which was based in Segu until taken to Paris and the Bibliotheque Nationale in the 1890s by the French, who conquered the whole area and arranged it into French West Africa.
Date: October 21, 1860
Date Range: 1860-1869
Location: Marrakech, Morocco
Format: Text/pdf
Language: Arabic
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: Bibliotheque Nationale de Paris; David Robinson; MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University
Digitizer: MATRIX
Source: Bibliotheque Nationale de Paris (BNP), Manuscrits Orientaux, Fonds Arabe, vol 5582, ff 57-8. An English translation and photocopy of the Arabic appear in John Hanson and David Robinson, After the Jihad: the Reign of Ahmad al-Kabir in the Western Sudan. Michigan State University Press, 1991.

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