Musicmakers Of West Africa

Author by : John Collins
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lynne Rienner Publishers
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Description : Introducing the development of West African popular music, this text begins with a discussion of the early Highlife bands. It then traces the growth and diversification of various popular musical styles, including comic opera, Dagomba Simpa folk, and the current Afro-beat and Juju.


Ancient Kingdoms Of West Africa

Author by : Dierk Lange
Languange : en
Publisher by : J.H.Röll Verlag
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Africans And Europeans In West Africa

Author by : Harvey M. Feinberg
Languange : en
Publisher by : American Philosophical Society
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Travels In West Africa

Author by : Mary Kingsley
Languange : en
Publisher by : BookRix
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Description : Mary Henrietta Kingsley was an English ethnographic and scientific writer and explorer whose travels throughout West Africa and resulting work helped shape European perceptions of African cultures and British imperialism. After a preliminary visit to the Canary Islands, Kingsley decided to travel to the west coast of Africa. The only non-African women who regularly embarked on (often dangerous) journeys to Africa were usually the wives of missionaries, government officials, or explorers. Exploration and adventure were not seen as fitting roles for women in the Victorian era. Yet, when Mary Kingsley's invalid parents died within six weeks of each other, she followed in her explorer father's footsteps and traveled to Africa against her society's every convention. Here is her lively and witty account of that journey, an immediate bestseller when it first came out in 1897 and every bit as gripping today. Kingsley's complicated and indomitable character shines through in each sentence, as she describes hacking, marching, and climbing her way through the continent. After more than a century, she remains a feminist icon and a most remarkable woman.


West Africa

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Languange : en
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Nation States And The Challenges Of Regional Integration In West Africa

Author by : Joseph Saye Guannu
Languange : en
Publisher by : KARTHALA Editions
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Building Peace In West Africa

Author by : Adekeye Adebajo
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lynne Rienner Publishers
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Description : The International Peace Academy


West Africa

Author by : Anthony Ham
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lonely Planet
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Description : Experience the best of West Africa with Lonely Planet. With our 7th edition you'll discover the varied landscape of this fascinating region - take a slow boat to Timbuktu, camp under the Sahara's starry skies, hike through ancient Dogon Country, discover Cote d'Ivoire's cosmopolitan Abidjan and kick-back on Ghana's palm-fringed beaches. Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip. In This Guide: Essential safety information provided throughout Unrivalled activities and courses information for the whole region Green Index to make your travels ecofriendly


The Liverpool Of West Africa

Author by : Ayodeji Olukoju
Languange : en
Publisher by : Africa World Press
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Description : This book examines the dynamics and impact of maritime trade in Lagos during the cycles of boom and slump in the first half of the twentieth century, the heyday of British colonial rule. By locating the social and economic history of the port-city in the regional, national and international contexts, it blends the interlocking themes of shipping, maritime trade, labour, entrepreneurship and colonial policy. Based on contemporary ofiicial, private, newspaper and oral accounts, the book traces the rise and fall of of the Liverpool of West Africa.


Travels In West Africa

Author by : Mary Henrietta Kingsley
Languange : en
Publisher by : Courier Corporation
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Total Read : 87
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Description : A sheltered Victorian spinster trades her mundane middle-class existence in the 1890s for an incredible expedition in the Congo. Recounted with an infectious good humor, the journey draws her into the diverse customs and beliefs of the area, its natural history, and many issues of the day. 42 halftones.