Slavery, Memory and Religion in Southeastern Ghana, c.1850-Present

Slavery, Memory and Religion in Southeastern Ghana, c.1850-Present

by Meera Venkatachalam

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ISBN-13: 9781107519169
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/21/2017
Series: International African Library Series , #49
Pages: 269
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

About the Author

Meera Venkatachalam was awarded her Ph.D. in Social Anthropology from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London in 2007. She has conducted postdoctoral work at the Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh. Her writing has appeared in Africa (journal of the International African Institute) and the Journal of African History.

Table of Contents

1. Ghosts of slavery?; 2. The Anlo-Ewe: portrait of a people; 3. The dance of Alegba: Anlo-Ewe religion; 4. Slavery in the Anlo imagination; 5. Early modern Anlo, c.1750-1910; 6. Gods from the north, c.1910-40; 7. Yesu vide, dzo vide, c.1940-90; 8. Revisiting slavery.

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