D. Ibriszimow / E. Rothmaler (eds.): Tesserae of Borno – In Memory of Wilhelm Seidensticker (1938–1996) [PDF]


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FAB Frankfurt African Studies Bulletin 17/2004

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144 pp.
17 maps, 2 b/w photos, 1 transcription table, 8 tables, 2 drawings, 3 diagrams, 1 figure

Text languages: English, German


Editor’s Preface
Gisela Seidensticker-Brikay: Writings of Wilhelm Seidensticker
Heinrich Bergstresser: Reflections on a late friend
Ludwig Gerhardt: Das einzige Mittel richtiger Erkenntnis und friedlichen, freundlichen Verkehrs im Menschenleben – Heinrich Barth und die afrikanischen Sprachen
Dymitr Ibriszimow / Doris Löhr: Types, patterns and kinds of lexical distribution and their correlation
Eldridge Mohammadou: Climate and history in central Sudan, 18th and 19th centuries – Baare-Chamba expansion from upper Benue region (Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, C.A.R., Gabon)
Christopher Y. Mtaku: The role of food in funerals in northeast Nigeria – Some selected cases
Eva Rothmaler: The situation of Kanuri in primary schools in Maiduguri
James H. Wade / Mártha Galántha: Weaving symbols – Textiles for the living and the dead among the Fali of the Mandara Mountains
Ibrahim Maina Waziri: The unity of diversity of oral and written evidence in the history of Bole Fika

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