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Title: Somono Bala of the Upper Niger
Subtitle: River people, Charismatic Bards, and Mischieveous Music in a West African Culture
Written By: D.C. Conrad
Edited By: S. Camara
Series Title: African Sources for African History

The Somono are an ethnic group specialized in fishing on the river Niger.
Somono Bala is an epic story. This is the first ever translation of this
narrative from the Maninka language into English.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Brill
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Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature
Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Bambara

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9004121854
ISBN-13: 9789004121850
Pages: xx
Prices: U.S. $ 55
Europe EURO 41