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West African culture dynamics

West African culture dynamics

archaeological and historical perspectives /editors : B.K. Swartz, Jr., Raymond E. Dumett.. --

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Published by Mouton, c1980. in The Hague .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa, West -- Civilization.,
  • Africa, West -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWorld anthropology, World anthropology
    ContributionsSwartz, B.K., Dumett, Raymond E., International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (9th, 1973: Chicago, Ill.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 636 p. :
    Number of Pages636
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21224041M
    ISBN 109027979200

    - West African people, cities, places and things from colourful and inspiring everyday life #nigeria #africa #culture #crafts #westafrica #people # pins.   That Africa is at a crossroads in an increasingly globalised world is indisputable. Equally unassailable is the fact that the humanities, as a broad field of intellection, research and learning in Africa, appears to have been pigeonholed in debates of relevance in the .

    West Africa’s great ethnic and cultural diversity makes it hazardous to generalize about the social and cultural background of the first African Americans. But historians have pieced together a broad understanding of the way the people of West Africa lived at the beginning of the Atlantic slave trade. Families and VillagesFile Size: KB. West African Countries. West Africa has, for a long time, impacted the history of the United States. This is the area of Africa where historical records indicate numbers of men and women were.

    ECOWAS and the Dynamics of Conflict and Peace-building testifies to the fact that we cannot talk of West African affairs, more so of conflict and peace-building, without talking about over two decades now, West Africa has remained one of Africa's most conflict-ridden regions. Culture, Tradition and Society in the West African Novel Volume 14 of African Studies, ISSN X Volume 14 of Cambridge Computer Science Texts: Author: Emmanuel Obiechina: Edition: reprint: Publisher: CUP Archive, ISBN: , Length: pages: Subjects.


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