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In Memoriam: Mohamed Ould Maouloud Ould Daddah « el-Chennafi » (1922-2012) par Abdel Wedoud Ould Cheikh

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

As we look forward to 2013, let us also remember the 2012 loss of Mauritania’s living historical voice, Mohamed ould Maouloud ould Daddah (”el-Chennafi”). For those of us who had the honour of meeting him, we can only express sorrow that historians in the future will be deprived of this personal “window” onto the evolution of Mauritanian society. Mauritania has truly lost a national treasure. — E Ann McDougall, Professor, History & Classics, University of Alberta

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