The university of californias african american studies department refers to daura, as well as katsina, as having been ancient seats of islamic culture and learning. Hausa traditional political culture, islam, and democracy. Doc the history of katsina from earliest time to 1807 salisu. Find the top 100 most popular items in amazon books best sellers. The british colonial occupation and the christian missionary. Today, emirates is the worlds biggest operator of 777 aircraft. The author is funny enough but the book is dreadfully overedited. One of these traditions says that the kingdom came into being during the early part of th century with a dynasty ruling at ambuttai where the birnin katsina is presently situated. One of the neglected themes of the history of katsina emirate, was the contribution of the christian missionaries to the. Kano, katsina, kurmin dan ranko and yandoto, produced scholars who achieved wide fame. The british colonial occupation and the christian missionary activities in katsina emirate c. History of kastinas gobarau minaret how nigeria news. For a clearer exposition of the history of gwandu and its dependent emirates see. Its been a week of celebrations and remembrance across the country so we decided it was time to take a look at some of the mustread books about the uae as suggested by a crosssection of.
It became part of the newly created katsina state in 1987. Oct 15, 2016 i have just read the statement made by the katsina emirate council on the issue of habiba isa, the 14 year old christian girl that allegedly converted to islam at the emirs palace and thereafter. Doc emergence and development of katsina emirate 1806. Once part of kaduna state, daura became part of the new katsina state in 1987. He was the tenth fulani emir, as well as the third emir from the sullubawa dynasty. According to tradition, the kingdom, one of the hausa bakwai seven true hausa states, was founded in the 10th or 11th century. Existing works on the colonial history of northern nigeria are generally agreed that. A neglected historical monument in birnin katsina at. Kano, historic kingdom and traditional emirate in northern nigeria. Online shopping for united arab emirates history books in the books store. History and international studies final year complete project topics. Queen amina is also mentioned in the kano chronicle, a wellregarded and detailed history of the city of kano and the surrounding hausa people. The state is made up of two emirates which feature prominently in the establishment of the seven hausa kingdoms. One important institution that played a very vital role in the colonial activities was.
The focus of this chapter is armed banditry by the fulani pastoralist and vigilante activities of farmers. The role of the brithish administration in the appointment of the. Faruk umar faruk became the 60th emir of daura on 28 feb 2007 following the death of sarkin muhammadu bashar dan umaru. Cambridge core institutional access books catalogue individuals. He served as a lieutenant governor in nigeria, governor and commanderinchief of the gambia and governor and commanderinchief of cyprus. Its capital was moved from sheme to the north to the. These war efforts helped spread islam in west africa, as well helped them dominate much of the sahel region of west africa during the medieval and precolonial era history, establishing them not only as a religious group but also as a political and economic force. Katsina emirate council the katsina royal palace gidan korau is a huge complex located in the centre of the ancient city. Part of former northcentral state after 1967, the traditional emirate was incorporated into kaduna state in 1976. It is the spiritual home of the hausa people the daura emirate is referred to as one of the seven true hausa states hausa bakwai in 1805, during thefulani war, daura was taken over by fulani warrior malam ishaku, who set up an emirate. Story of katsinas indigenous christians daily trust. The nook book ebook of the the british colonial occupation and the christian missionary activities in katsina emirate c. History the gobarau minaret is part of a mosque which was built in katsina in the. The era of korau 1445 1495, also known as muhammad korau, is regarded as an important period in the history of katsina for several reasons.
It is a symbol of culture, history and traditions of katsinawa. During and after the british colonial period, the powers of the emirate were steadily reduced. Katsina is a city formerly a citystate and a local government area in northern nigeria and is. According to the kano chronicle 1890s, the bestknown native history of the hausa people, the kano kingdom was founded as one of the hausa bakwai seven true hausa states in 999 by bagauda, a grandson of bayajida abuyazidu, the legendary progenitor of the hausa people. Doc the history of katsina from earliest time to 1807. This was the largestever boeing 777 order at the time. Sir herbert richmond palmer kcmg cbe 25 april 1877 22 may 1958 was an english barrister, who became a colonial supervisor for britain during the interworld war period. It starts from the premise that the zuru people have been historically marginalised by the forces of colonialism, dominant majority society and ethnocentrism. It is made up of two emirates which feature prominently in the establishment of the seven hausa kingdoms.
The historical origin of katsina kingdom is contained in several traditions as recorded by historians. Historical perspective of nasarawa emirate ibrahim j. Discover the best united arab emirates history in best sellers. Books world, europe, americas, military, asia, ancient civilizations and more from the wide range of products, online shopping at best prices. In presentday katsina, the majority of christians can be found in the southern part of the state and predominantly in local governments of malumfashi, kafur, musawa, bakori and matazu. In 1805, during the fulani war, daura was taken over by fulani warrior malam ishaku, who set up an emirate. The sights of the palace in their colorful regalias, the palace guards and staff, the emir himself in all his glory, the sights and sound of merriment for the locals, all these guarantee a truly incredible insight to the lives of those that call the katsina emirate home. It was run as a confederation of emirates under the amir al.
Ive read four other books in their entirety in the time that i started this book. Just over 30 years old, it was extensively planned but sits between two major monoliths that stand sentrylike aso rock and zuma rock the latter of which is known locally as the gateway to abuja. However, the emirate council still plays a vital role in the maintenance of the 664year old edifice. It is about five minutes walk away from the seat of the katsina emirate. Story of katsina s indigenous christians politics nigeria. But the work centered on the history of colonial infrastructures in katsina metropolis, 19031960. The provision of may colonial infrastructure especially the division of katsina native authority in several department in order to facilitate maximum exploitation of the resources of katsina. Katsina emirate article about katsina emirate by the. The library due date is tomorrow and i have zero interest in renewing the loan. Rick and wylies fantastical, magical adventures book 1. Though there was no written or verbal evidence related to its abandonment and eventual collapse, dr sani lugard, the present wazirin katsina, has suggested in his book titled the twin university. A political and social history of dallazawa dynasty in katsina emirate c.
Katsina historical kingdom and emirate, nigeria britannica. Secondly, he was the first to rule from the birnin katsina. According to historical account, it was built in 48 ad by muhammadu korau who is. Islam was introduced in the 1450s, and muhammad korau reigned late 15th century was katsina s first muslim. The minaret is believed to be west africas first multistorey building and was once the tallest building in katsina.
The daura emirate is a religious and traditional state in northern nigeria, the emir of daura still. The emirates have long inspired visitors to commit their thoughts to paper. From the memoirs of diplomats wives to outofprint academic texts, we scan notable titles all about the uae, as a new. The kano emirate was a muslim state in northern nigeria formed in 1805 during the fulani jihad when the muslim hausa led sultanate of kano was deposed and replaced by a new emirate which became a vassal state of the sokoto caliphate. Throughout colonial period the history of nigeria had been influenced by european activities and their impact on the area.
After his death, his successor alhaji sir usman nagogo continued the tradition initiated by his father, visiting the site every year in the company of the british colonial officials living in katsina. The hausa set up rival states nearby, and the ruler of one. Analysis the story of the indigenous christians of katsina state is a heartwarming one, daily trust reports. The hausa set up rival states nearby, and the ruler of one, malam musa, was made the new emir of daura by the british in 1904. The development of administration in katsina emirate hull, r. Walter rodney in his book the history of the upper guinea coast. Katsina the book for the history of katsina with reference number ah1472, there. Read the british colonial occupation and the christian missionary activities in katsina emirate c. The katsina royal palace gidan korau is a huge complex located in the centre of the ancient city. United arab emirates history, middle eastern history, books. The earliest commentator to mention queen amina is muhammed bellos history ifaq almaysur, composed around 1836.
Coming over during one of the festivals celebrations held here is a must. Keepers of the golden shore draws from an extensive range of published sources including the national s history project. Therefore, malam umaru and his successors from the dallazawa family ruled katsina from 18061906 thereby establishing the. The history of christians in katsina dates back to the 19th century when the pioneer mission. The story of the indigenous christians of katsina state is a heartwarming one, daily trust reports. Islam was introduced in the 1450s, and muhammad korau reigned late 15th century was katsina. The fula people led many jihads, or holy wars, some of which were major. History the gobarau minaret is part of a mosque which was built in katsina in the fifteenth century during the reign of sarkin king katsina muhammadu korau 14451495 ad the first muslim king of katsina.
The town lies in a savanna zone at the intersection of roads from katsina town, kano, zango, and zinder niger. Therefore, the conference was the major turning point in the history of missionary activities in katsina emirate in particular and hausaland in general. Commissioned by the zuru emirate development society, this sevenyear study is devoted to the zuru people of sokoto state in nigeria. Katsina from the earliest times katsina emirate council. Nigerias relatively young capital sits in the centre of this lively and vibrant country. The area and the surrounding region was referred to as arabian peninsula. Historical development had left katsina with a legacy of. A political and social history of dallazawa dynasty in katsina. Oct 14, 2016 the katsina emirate council on thursday declared that the marriage between a 14yearold girl, habiba isa, and the emir of katsina, alhaji abdulmumuni usman, was irreversible, punch reports. Lee the british colonial occupation and the christian missionary activities in katsina emirate c. Once part of kaduna state, daura became part of the new katsina. Shes also the definition of white privileged feminist. According to historical account, it was built in 48 ad by muhammadu korau, who is believed to have been the first muslim king of katsina. One of the neglected themes of the history of katsina emirate, was the contribution of the christian missionaries to the socioeconomic development of the emirate.
A schematic historical periodisation of the book trade in west africa generally might. During the annual gathering, fishermen converged at the site from different parts of the katsina province and from the neighbouring republic of. Islam was introduced in the 1450s, and muhammad korau reigned late 15th century was katsinas first muslim. Daura, town and traditional emirate, katsina state, northern nigeria. Katsina, historic kingdom and emirate in northern nigeria. Vigilantism and banditry in southern katsina emirate, northern nigeria 19872015. The gobarau mosque and minaret were initially under the custody of the katsina emirate council before being taken over by the federal government in 1959 when it declared the minaret a national monument of nigeria. The city, surrounded by a wall mi 21 km long, is the trade center for an agricultural region where guinea corn and millet are grown for home consumption, and peanuts, cotton, and hides are produced commercially. According to tradition, the kingdom, one of the hausa bakwai seven true hausa states, was. History of katsina state katsina state was carved out of kaduna state on september 23, 1987 by the then regime of general ibrahim babangida. Katsina state science and technical education board, katsina. The development of administration in katsina emirate. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. Daura is a town and local government area in katsina state, northern nigeria.
Stanford libraries official online search tool for books, media, journals. An ancient settlement, the name of which means blacksmith in the tuareg language, it was founded by a queen and was ruled by women in the 9th and 10th centuries. Essay from the year 2011 in the subject history africa, ahmadu bello university, course. According to historical account, it was built in 48 ad by muhammadu korau who is believed to be the first muslim king of katsina. Volume 1 by katsina, andi and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.
Hull, the development of administration in katsina emirate northern. History the area known as katsina state today was originally part of the old kaduna state until 1987 when katsina was created. Gombe emirate, gwandu emirate, bauchi emirate, katsina emirate, zazzau emirate, hadejia emirate, and muri emirate. Buy the british colonial occupation and the christian missionary activities in katsina emirate c. This page provides a brief about life in the area during ancient times and the major events that took place on this land that affected the sovereignty and freedom of its people and lead them to form the country of the united arab emirates. He succeeded his father usman nagogo, and was succeeded by his son, the current emir abdulmumini kabir usman. The emergence and overthrow of the sarauta system and the establishment of the emirate yusufu bala usman ahmadu bello university press, 1981 katsina kingdom 267 pages.
The dallazawa dynasty 18071906 katsina state history and culture bureau. The development of administration in katsina emirate northern nigeria, 18871944. Research paper postgraduate from the year 2011 in the subject history africa, course. According to the visitors book at gobarau minaret, researchers, students and even. History of katsina state katsina state page 1 of 1. Story of katsinas indigenous christians politics nigeria. According to the kano chronicle 1890s, the bestknown native history of the hausa people, the kano kingdom was founded as one of the hausa bakwai seven true hausa states in 999 by bagauda, a grandson of bayajida abuyazidu.
It was composed in the late 19th century and incorporated earlier oral histories before. The emergence and overthrow of the sarauta system and the establishment of the emirate ahmadu bello university history series author. Daura is a city, emirate, and local government area in katsina state, northern nigeria. Emir of katsinas marriage to 14yearold habiba vanguard news. The nook book ebook of the the rols of sudan interior mission s. Studies in the history of the people of zuru emirate. Katsina emirate article about katsina emirate by the free.
The emirate is referred to as one of the seven true hausa states hausa bakwai because it was, along with biram, kano, katsina, zazzau, gobir, and rano, ruled by the descendants of bayajiddas sons with daurama and magira his first wife. The name dallazawa has been used by historians to denote the family of malam umarun dallaji, the first fulani emir of katsina. The approximate number of fula people is unknown due to clashing definitions regarding fula ethnicity. Tracing gwandu emirate and abdullahi fodio, since 1805.826 1298 216 1111 736 632 1237 744 638 1650 1551 384 722 1639 301 1209 659 308 34 1029 1223 959 524 939 903 1300 290 539 18 1496 1393 607 822 833 544 389 884 460 873 739 1424