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Baba of Karo

Baba of Karo.

Baba of Karo

a woman of the Muslim Hausa

by Baba of Karo.

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Published by Faber .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwritten down! by M.F.Smith ; with an introduction and notes by M.G.Smith.
The Physical Object
Pagination299p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19516982M

Summary First published in and now reissued with a new foreword by Hilda Kuper, this autobiography of a shrewd, humorous and courageous personality remains a classic in the field of African studies and a uniquely valuable account of a Muslim society in West Africa. Moj Masti, Ahmedpur East, Punjab, Pakistan. 1, likes 4 talking about this were here. No spam please only islamic info with reference And keep forward to 4/5(13).

Baba of Karo: A Woman of the Muslim Hausa by Mary F. Smith. Yale University Press, Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Vanga (Bulgarian: Vanga) (31 January - 11 August ), born Vangelia Pandeva Dimitrova (Vangeliya Pandeva Dimitrova) after marriage Vangelia Gushterova (Vangeliya Guscherova) was a blind Bulgarian mystic, clairvoyant and herbalist who spent most of her life in the Rupite area in the Kozhuh mountains, Bulgaria/5(5).

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Baba of Karo, a Woman of the Muslim Hausa, first published inis the fascinating autobiography of Baba, a very elderly Hausa woman. Baba talks about Hausa domestic life, slavery, farming and explains Hausa rituals. Her memories reach all the way back to the days of intertribal warfare and slave raids, providing an Baba of Karo book history of 5/5(2).

Baba of Karo book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Daughter of a Hausa farmer and Koranic teacher, Baba became Mary Smith’ /5.

Baba of Karo as she is known, tells stories that holds the secrets of the history and existing social systems in Hausa Land in Northern Nigeria that I never knew. Compared to the realities of the present day Hausa’s which I am familiar with, things have definitely changed.

Baba with her story-telling skills and remarkable memory takes us through her life’s path within her. A book many of us consider to be an old friend in both history and anthropology.

It is a pleasure to have Baba back. She makes for some interesting reading, and she raises some important theoretical questions for the reader."—Margaret M.

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The story behind the groundbreaking autobiography of a woman who grew up in 19th century pre-colonial Nigeria. The book is the story of Baba a Hausa woman, who lived in the farming hamlet of Karo. Daughter of a Hausa farmer and Koranic teacher, Baba became Mary Smith's friend inwhen M. and Mary Smith were engaged in fieldwork in Nigeria.

In daily sessions for several weeks Baba dictated her life story, which Mrs. Smith has translated from the Hausa. The old woman's memories reached back to the days of slave raids and interstate. BABA OF KARO. A Woman of the Muslim Hausa. Introduction & notes by M.G. Smith. Foreword by Hilda Kuper.

[Mary F. Smith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(2). To devotees of early African social history, the autobiography of Baba of Karo is a treasure chest.

The author was born in the small town of Karo at the end of the 19th century, well before it became part of the British Empire, let alone Nigeria.

Her. Inanthropologist, Mary Smith published the book Baba of Karo, about Baba from the hamlet, Karo in the old Islamic caliphate of Sokoto. The. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Baba, of Karo, Baba of Karo, a woman of the Muslim Hausa.

London, Faber and Faber [] (DLC) Daughter of a Hausa farmer and Koranic teacher, Baba became Mary Smith’s friend inwhen M. and Mary Smith were engaged in fieldwork in Nigeria. In daily sessions for several weeks Baba dictated her life story, which Mrs.

Smith has translated from the Hausa. The old woman’s Price: $ : Baba of Karo: A Woman of the Muslim Hausa () by Smith, Mary F. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(16).

Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Baba, of Karo, Baba of Karo. New York, Praeger [] (OCoLC)   Baba of Karo is the autobiography of a Hausa woman who grew up in 19th century pre-colonial Nigeria. Baba lived in the farming hamlet of Karo, when the region was part of the Islamic empire, the Sokoto Caliphate.

“Baba of Karo,” by. Mary Smith Book Reviews. Download all figures. Comments. 0 Comments Comments (0) Add comment. Close comment form modal. I agree to the terms and conditions. You must accept the terms and conditions. Add comment Cancel. Submit a Cited by:   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Baba of Karo by Baba of Karo,Faber and Faber edition, in English - Educational : Baba of Karo: A Woman of the Muslim Hausa by Mary F. Smith and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Baba of Karo, a woman of the Muslim Hausa by Baba of Karo; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Biography, Hausa (African people), Social life and customs, Women; Places: Nigeria; People: Baba of Karo ().

Baba is a woman who lived during this time and she shared her experience on slavery and marriage among other things with a white woman identified as Mary Smith who helped to chronicle her experience in a book.

Baba lived in a small settlement called Karo which used to be part of the Sokoto Caliphate. Baba of Karo: A Woman of the Muslim Hausa by Mary F Smith starting at $ Baba of Karo: A Woman of the Muslim Hausa has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

Brahmgiani Baba Beeram Das Ji Da Jeevan | ਬ੍ਰਹਮਗਿਆਨੀ ਸੰਤ ਬਾਬਾ ਬੀਰਮ ਦਾਸ ਜੀ ਦਾ ਜੀਵਨ - Duration: SARABLOH CHANNELviews The move to America is very difficult for Baba, who is used to being wealthy and well-respected in his community.

He goes from having wealth and a position of power to working a low-paying job at a gas station and living modestly. Yet his relationship with Amir improves.

Baba, as Rahim Khan explains in his note, felt guilty over his rich.