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Culture and customs of Rwanda

Author: Julius Adekunle
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007.
Series: Culture and customs of Africa.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rwanda has been in the news for the genocide of 1994 and its aftermath, but there is another side to this African country. This volume aims to reveal a fuller picture of Rwanda to Western readers. It  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julius Adekunle
ISBN: 9780313331770 0313331774
OCLC Number: 1001626749
Description: xix, 164 s. : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Religion and worldview --
Literature and media --
Art and architecture/housing --
Cuisine and traditional dress --
Gender roles, marriage, and family --
Social customs and lifestyle --
Music and dance.
Series Title: Culture and customs of Africa.
Responsibility: Julius O. Adekunle.
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