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Culture and Customs of Gambia
     

Culture and Customs of Gambia

by Abdoulaye Saine
 

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ISBN-10: 0313359105

ISBN-13: 2900313359100

Pub. Date: 04/30/2012

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Ideal for high school and undergraduate students, this addition to the Culture and Customs of Africa series examines the contemporary cultures and traditions of modern Gambia, from religious customs to literature to cuisine and much more.

• A map of Gambia

• Photographs depicting places in Gambia and people engaging in traditional activities

Overview

Ideal for high school and undergraduate students, this addition to the Culture and Customs of Africa series examines the contemporary cultures and traditions of modern Gambia, from religious customs to literature to cuisine and much more.

• A map of Gambia

• Photographs depicting places in Gambia and people engaging in traditional activities and customs

• A bibliography of sources and additional reading

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900313359100
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/30/2012
Series:
Culture and Customs of Africa Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
204

Table of Contents

Series Foreword ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xiii

Abbreviations xvii

Chronology xix

1 Introduction 1

2 Religion and Worldview 41

3 Literature and Media 59

4 Art, Architecture, and Housing 85

5 Cuisine and Traditional Dress 95

6 Gender Roles, Marriage, and Family 109

7 Social Customs and Lifestyles 141

8 Music and Dance 161

9 Changing Landscape 177

Glossary 183

Selected Bibliography 187

Index 195

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