Culture and Customs of Senegal, 1st Edition

  • Eric S. Ross
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  • ISBN-10: 0313087997
  • ISBN-13: 9780313087998
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 130 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released September 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Explores contemporary Senegalese life, including how daily lifestyles are celebrated through both religious and secular customs. Investigates how Senegal's oral storytelling, Islamic roots, and French colonialism have shaped literature and media in today's society. Also covers art, architecture, cuisine, fashion, family life, music, dance and sports.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Frontispiece.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Preface.
Chronology.
1: Introduction: The Geography and History of Senegal.
2: Religion.
3: Literature, Academics, and Media.
4: Art and Architecture.
5: Cuisine and Traditional Dress.
6: Family and Gender.
7: Social Customs and Lifestyle.
8: Music, Dance, and Sports.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.
Recent Titles in Culture and Customs of Africa.