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Africa: tradition and change

Evelyn Jones Rich

Africa: tradition and change

by Evelyn Jones Rich

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Published by Random House School Division in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Africa -- History.,
    • Africa -- History.

    • About the Edition

      This textbook discusses not only the history of the African continent and its varied peoples but also the cultures and civilizations, the European intrusion, slave trade, colonialism, and the black image of both America and Africa.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statement[by] Evelyn Jones Rich [and] Immanuel Wallerstein.
      ContributionsWallerstein, Immanuel Maurice, 1930- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT22 .R5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 468 p.
      Number of Pages468
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5318454M
      ISBN 10039400938X
      LC Control Number72166068
      OCLC/WorldCa226545

      Salt is so important to those living in Africa because it is an important part of a person's diet. When people and animals perspire, or sweat, they lose salt in their perspiration. People who live in hot climates, like West Africa, perspire a lot and must replace the salt they lose. Tradition, Culture and Development in Africa. between Israel and Africa, this book sheds light on the processes of nationalism, development and modernization, exploring Africa's role as an Author: Ambe J. Njoh.

      Hair was a prominent social activity, especially among women. People had the opportunity to socialize while styling each other’s hair. The communal tradition of hair still exists today. Africa is rich with ancient hair traditions and styles. Here’s a history of notable hairstyles and hair traditions from across the continent. In Balancing Change and Tradition in Global Education Reform, Rotberg brings together examples of current education reforms in sixteen countries, written by "insiders". This book goes beyond myths and stereotypes and describes the difficult trade-offs countries make as they attempt to implement reforms in the context of societal and global by:

      Coming-of-Age Rituals in Africa: Tradition & Change. Prudence International Magazine. by Annika S. Hipple ***** In Nigeria, young girls known as iriabo spend several weeks in “fattening rooms” being pampered and wearing copper coils around their legs to restrict movement as part of a ritual marking their official transition into womanhood. What the book attempts to do -- show the way that "tradition" and "honor" allow a system of rape culture and toxic masculinity to flourish -- it fails. There's nothing really showcasing "tradition" and "honor" until the last section of the book, the Winter Ball, which literally makes no sense in the context of the grander story/5.


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