By Christopher Chi Che
it really is precise Mankon were an anti-colonial jingoist who fought opposed to Zintgraff and the Germans and defied the British; yet sooner than, she used sheer strength to oblige different small villages and clans right into a Mankon Confederation. yet that was once, with regards to anti-colonialism, to guard her sovereignty and in terms of a Confederation, to represent a superb block to stem any exterior aggression. at least, those are issues of previous and Mankon and her neighbours have each curiosity to take care of the peace within the quarter. we don't decide on our neighbours, so as soon as neighbours, we needs to endeavour to cohabit peacefully.
via a systematic approach to facts assortment in terms of interviews, photographing, transcribing and recalling, the writer has painstakingly projected the heritage of the Mankon humans and exterior kinfolk in order that voters of Mankon and their neighbours recognize who they're and what they're presupposed to personal, as a way to stem clash within the area.
bankruptcy one in all this publication situates Mankon in Cameroon and explores her migrations and rulers as much as settled existence; now not forgetting her contacts with colonizers. bankruptcy on its half is an ex-ray of Mankon social lifestyles from delivery via marriage and dying to faith. bankruptcy 3 examines the Mankon political set-up and constitution, whereas bankruptcy 4 treats her economic system. The booklet culminates with the issues Mankon faces as a result of urbanization and conflicts along with her neighbours like Nso’ngwa and (Ba)Mendankwe in bankruptcy Five.
This publication is an exploratory and anthropological show off of the cultural historical past of the Mankon state. the writer feels this vibrant and various tradition and heritage, which hitherto have been passed down verbally from iteration to iteration may well face endangerment if no longer harnessed, documented and projected. this can be extra so as the cosmopolitan nature of Mankon village, the heart beat of Bamenda urban, erodes her tradition piecemeal.
The writer asserts Mankon, her neighbours and native management needs to uphold good-neighbourliness ethos as a way to ward off disruptive land/boundary disputes which may jeopardize the much-cherished peace within the quarter. He argues cogently, Cameroon’s management may perhaps swap nomenclature to keep away from clash because the denomination ‘Bamenda’ concerning the world now occupied by way of Bamenda I, II, III and past, and inherited from the colonial management, truly capability the village and territory of Bamenda I.
Read Online or Download A Concise and an Analytical History of Mankon Kingdom (about 1197-2012) PDF
Best customs & traditions books
"Culture, faith, and Geopolitics displays the accrued wisdom of a professor who has lived and labored in 3 continents. beginning with the range of environments, the writer has encountered, the ebook attempts to outline our cultures and to make mutual knowing more uncomplicated now within the period of globalization.
Analyzing the determine of Aesop and the traditions surrounding him, Aesopic Conversations deals a portrait of what Greek pop culture may need seemed like within the old international. What has survived from the literary list of antiquity is nearly solely the manufactured from an elite of beginning, wealth, and schooling, restricting our entry to a fuller diversity of voices from the traditional prior.
Pietro Citati ha nostalgia dei pomodori che mangiava da bambino, durante le lunghe estati al mare. Il pomodoro period il frutto supremo di quelle vacanze, con le sue forme various, complicate, con le sue spaccature e screziature «e talvolta generosi aspetti barocchi, che piacevano ai pittori napoletani del diciassettesimo secolo».
Lauro Martines' exhaustive seek of manuscript fabric within the nation files of Florence is the foundation for a desirable portrayal of consultant humanists of the interval. The Social international of the Florentine Humanists explores the wealth, relations culture, civic prominence, and highbrow achievements of those participants whereas assessing the attitudes of different Florentines in the direction of them.
- La Repubblica del maiale: Sessant'anni di storia d'Italia tra scandali e ossessioni culinarie (Italian Edition)
- Rudeness and Civility: Manners in Nineteenth-Century Urban America
- Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England: Ritual, Religion and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England
- Turkish Tapestry, A Traveller's Portrait of Turkey
Additional info for A Concise and an Analytical History of Mankon Kingdom (about 1197-2012)
A Concise and an Analytical History of Mankon Kingdom (about 1197-2012) by Christopher Chi Che