By Eric S. Ross

A combination of indigenous existence within the rural nation-state and metropolitan tradition in city facilities, Senegal has been a small, but renowned kingdom on Africa's western coast. during this accomplished learn of latest Senegalese existence, readers will learn the way day-by-day existence are celebrated via either spiritual and secular customs. scholars can examine how Senegal's oral storytelling, Islamic roots, and French colonialism have formed literature and media in modern-day society. From the road to the studio, the subject of artwork in Senegalese lifestyles is additionally coated. Ross additionally delves into architectural types and smooth housing in city environments, whereas additionally masking average delicacies and conventional type. Readers will know about the common Senegalese family members as a social and fiscal unit, and may see how song, dance, and activities play an critical function of their lives. excellent for top college scholars and basic readers, this quantity within the tradition and Customs of Africa sequence is an ideal addition to any library's reference collection.

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