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Culture and customs of Ghana

Author: Steven J Salm; Toyin Falola
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
Series: Culture and customs of Africa.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an overview of the history and culture of Ghana, featuring discussion of the country's religion and thought, the arts, cuisine and traditional dress, gender roles, marriage and family, social customs, and lifestyle.
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Salm, Steven J., 1966-
Culture and customs of Ghana.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606737155
Online version:
Salm, Steven J., 1966-
Culture and customs of Ghana.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002
(OCoLC)630971683
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven J Salm; Toyin Falola
ISBN: 0313320500 9780313320507
OCLC Number: 48469213
Description: xx, 224 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chronology --
Introduction --
Religion and worldview --
Literature and media --
Art and architecture/Housing --
Cuisine and traditional dress --
Gender roles, marriage, and family --
Social customs and lifestyles --
Music and dance.
Series Title: Culture and customs of Africa.
Responsibility: Steven J. Salm and Toyin Falola.

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This volume is a vivid portrayal of Ghanaian culture and customs. The book is a synthesis of a wealth of information into an accessible and readable text, designed to appeal to both academic and  Read more...

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"[o]utsiders with fresh eyes have a long history of providing penetrating insights into the functioning of a highly cosmopolitan society. Falola and Salm are able to continue in this Read more...

 
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