The Representation of Status in Mande: Did the Mali Empire Still Exist in the Nineteenth Century?

@article{Jansen1996TheRO,
  title={The Representation of Status in Mande: Did the Mali Empire Still Exist in the Nineteenth Century?},
  author={Jan Jansen},
  journal={History in Africa},
  year={1996},
  volume={23},
  pages={87 - 109}
}
  • Jan Jansen
  • Published 1 January 1996
  • History
  • History in Africa
For the reconstruction of the history of the aftermath of the Mali empire, that is, the period 1500-1800, oral traditions are the only source of information. The history of this period has been reconstructed by Person and Niane. Their work has gained widespread acceptance. In this paper I will argue that these scholars made significant methodological errors—in particular, in interpreting chronology in genealogies, and their reading of stories about invasions and the seizure of power by younger… 
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