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By Christopher Chi Che

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ISBN-13: 9781489506405

"A Concise and an Analytical heritage of Mankon nation (about 1197-2012)" is a sterling chronicle of the lifetime of the Mankon nation from their founder – Fo Ndemagha’a I up to now. The publication is a documented exploratory show off of the wealthy and different Mankon historico-socio-economico-political panorama which hitherto have been handed down orally from new release to new release. the writer hopes via this anthropological masterpiece, destiny Mankon generations and enthusiasts of this nation will shield their cultural background that's dealing with erosion and endangerment as a result of urbanization and the cosmopolis. The forebears of Mankon had had a imaginative and prescient of improvement and the overall strong of all humanity through making a small Mankon city which later grew to a contemporary urban with the teeming multitude converging to it from all nooks and crannies to benefit from the Mankon hospitality and a camaraderie ensemble. As either centripetal and centrifugal human forces come into play, there's absolute to be clashes of curiosity simply because man’s insatiable wishes are at asymmetrical variance with offers. those conflicts are specially within the sector of land acquisition; however the unlucky factor is that a lot of those land/boundary disputes emanate from inside Mankon and some yet tense instances come from a few Mankon neighbours. however the so much exasperating are the biased judgements taken by means of neighborhood directors, who of their warped-minded makes an attempt to stem clash, as an alternative fan and exacerbate the flames of discord.
it really is precise Mankon were an anti-colonial jingoist who fought opposed to Zintgraff and the Germans and defied the British; yet ahead of, 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 when it comes to a Confederation, to represent a pretty good block to stem any exterior aggression. at least, those are issues of outdated and Mankon and her neighbours have each curiosity to keep up the peace within the quarter. we don't decide upon our neighbours, so as soon as neighbours, we needs to endeavour to cohabit peacefully.
via a systematic approach to information assortment in terms of interviews, photographing, transcribing and recalling, the writer has painstakingly projected the heritage of the Mankon humans and exterior family in order that electorate of Mankon and their neighbours comprehend who they're and what they're imagined to personal, as a way to stem clash within the area.
bankruptcy one among this e-book situates Mankon in Cameroon and explores her migrations and rulers as much as settled existence; no longer forgetting her contacts with colonizers. bankruptcy on its half is an ex-ray of Mankon social existence from beginning via marriage and loss of life to faith. bankruptcy 3 examines the Mankon political set-up and constitution, whereas bankruptcy 4 treats her economic climate. The publication 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 ebook is an exploratory and anthropological exhibit of the cultural history of the Mankon nation. the writer feels this vibrant and assorted tradition and historical past, which hitherto were passed down verbally from iteration to new release may possibly face endangerment if now not harnessed, documented and projected. this is often 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 so as to evade disruptive land/boundary disputes which can jeopardize the much-cherished peace within the area. He argues cogently, Cameroon’s management may well switch nomenclature to keep away from clash because the denomination ‘Bamenda’ bearing on the realm now occupied through Bamenda I, II, III and past, and inherited from the colonial management, truly capability the village and territory of Bamenda I.

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