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Boundaries of self and other in Ghanaian popular culture

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana,
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Popular culture -- Ghana.,
    • Ghana -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-189) and index.

      StatementJoseph K. Adjaye.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT510.4 .A434 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 195 p. ;
      Number of Pages195
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3690616M
      ISBN 100325001030
      LC Control Number2003060422

      These are widely used but in some parts, drinks and kola are of utmost important, mostly the northern part of Ghana. The Dagomba reside in Dagbon Northern Ghana. The medieval Islamic brassware that was its inspiration is included in the state paraphernalia of modern Volta basin chieftaincies. Muslims most likely not shake hands with the opposite sex, Christians on the other hand will. Indeed, the idea of "one nation, many histories" underscores the multiple histories and historic pathways through which the Ghanaian "nation" was born in the mid-twentieth century.

      These should be scheduled in advance and preferably between September and April. Thus it appears that Mande traders probably came into contact with people already resident in the area who were exploiting locally available gold resources. A gradual but crucial shift in the gravity of exchange accompanied the arrival of Europeans on the West African coast beginning in the fifteenth century. Coastal Ewe depend on the fishing trade, while inland Ewe are usually farmers and keep livestock.

      Chipped, shaped potsherds from Begho conform quite closely to the Islamic system of weights used to measure gold and silver [mitkal and uqiya]. Textile production is attested by numerous spindle whorls, many of which were painted and resemble spindle whorls from the important merchant town of Jenne Jeno on the Niger River. There is much that we do not know and will never know about the lives of the ancients — called tetefo[?? Ceramic weights are another indicator of northern influence. Notable political personalities include Joyce Bamford-Addo Speaker of the 5th Session of the ParliamentGeorgina Theodora Wood Chief Justice as well as multiple past and current political office holders.


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