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Fardon, Richard and Furniss, Graham (2021) 'The histories of an enlightened ruler: Malam Muhamman Bitemya Sambo, Garbosa II of Donga, Central Nigeria.' Vestiges: Traces of Record, 7 (2). pp. 28-61.

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Muhamman Bitemya Sambo (1902-82), who became Garbosa II, the seventh Gara Donga (1931-82), took more than thirty years to complete a history of his own Chamba people in 1956, Labarun Chambawa da Al’Amurransu. Garbosa II’s successor, together with representatives of his descendants, have graciously permitted an English translation to be published. This essay introduces that English version, provides it with context, and addresses the challenges of translation.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of Anthropology & Sociology
Departments and Subunits > School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics
ISSN: 20581963
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2021 17:58
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