African Voices, African Lives

African Voices, African Lives

Author: Patricia Caplan

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415137233

Category: Social Science

Page: 267

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By utilising a mixture of styles - narrative and life history, ethnographic observation and the diary kept by Mohammed, a Swahili peasant, this book grapples with issues raised by personal narratives, authorial authority and reflexivity.
African Voices, African Lives
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Pat Caplan
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-09-02 - Publisher: Routledge

African Voices, African Lives explores the world of 'Mohammed', a swahili peasant living on Mafia Island, Tanzania. Through his own words - some written, some spoken - and those of his relatives, including his ex-wife and one of his daughters, he enables us to see the world through his eyes,
African's Life, 1745-1797
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: James Walvin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-06-01 - Publisher: A&C Black

It is, at one and the same time, an original portrait of a remarkable African and a study of the world of eighteenth-century Atlantic slavery.
African Life and Customs
Language: en
Pages: 91
Authors: Edward Wilmot Blyden
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Black Classic Press

In African Life and Customs, Blyden examined the culture of "pure" Africans-- those untouched by European and Asiatic influences. He identified the family as the basic unit in African society and polygamy as the foundation of African families. He described African social systems as cooperative; everyone worked for each other.
African Life with Known and Unknown Love Partners
Language: en
Pages: 115
Authors: Dr Asaph Moshikaro
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-07 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

This book explores the issues of promiscuity and carelessness and their effect on the prevalence of STIs and HIV/AIDS in Africa from a perspective focusing on African cultural constructs. As such, it puts African sexual habits and cultural beliefs vis-à-vis the STI and HIV/AIDS debate in an understandable context. It
The Sacrifice of Africa
Language: en
Pages: 203
Authors: Emmanuel Katongole
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

In The Sacrifice of Africa Emmanuel Katongole confronts this painful legacy and shows how it continues to warp the imaginative landscape of African politics and society. He demonstrates the real potential of Christianity to interrupt and transform entrenched political imaginations and create a different story for Africa ù a story