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A HISTORY OF TRANSFORMATION OF KAURANCI IN KATSINA METROPOLIS

 

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This work examine the origin anddevelopment of Kauranci and the activities ofKauraye (thugs) in Birnin (metropolis)Katsina.Kauranci (thuggry) in Katsina emerged and developedin the pre-colonial period. In pre-colonial Katsina,Thuggry is considered to be a circle of youth whosemain interest is to cherish and patronize theprofession for defense of polity, leisure as a wellas means of earning a livelihood. During the trans-Saharan Trade they served as security agents to thecaravans against the desert pirates and also asgeneral security agents to their states. While in thecolonial Katsina most of them served as NativeAuthority administration as administrators andsecurity agents for perpetuating Colonial rule. Atpresent, Kauranci in Katsina is widely agreed to meanThuggry, Hooliganism and gangster activities whichinvolves youth who have posed negative dirt in thesociety.Therefore, the work traced the originKauranci and its role in the development of Katsinain the pre-colonial and colonial period. It alsoattempt to explore the transformatory factors ofKauraye activities as well as their political role,especially in the present political dispensation

Product Specifications
SKU :COC74228
AuthorIBRAHIM SANI KANKARA
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages172
Publishing Year2011-04-20T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-3844391374
Edition1 st
Book TypeModern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
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