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Boundaries of self and other in Ghanaian popular culture

by Joseph K. Adjaye

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana,
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Popular culture -- Ghana.,
    • Ghana -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-189) and index.

      StatementJoseph K. Adjaye.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT510.4 .A434 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 195 p. ;
      Number of Pages195
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3690616M
      ISBN 100325001030
      LC Control Number2003060422

      Ghanaian Culture Quiz – True or False. 1. The right hand is considered unclean in Ghanaian culture and should not be used for gesturing in any way. You must always use the left hand. 2. Ghanaians are very direct with their language and often get straight to the point. . There is little written by Ghanaians to help foreigners understand their culturally prescribed rules of behaviour. This fascinating book offers an introduction to the Ghanaian people and is of use to visitors to Ghana, and those interested in the country and its culture/5(4).

      Apr 19,  · 8 Things You Didn’t Know About Ghanaian Culture. such a simple kindness between two unrelated individuals. Complete strangers may show up to funerals, weddings, or any other ceremony because all are welcome. A favored pastime of numerous college students involves visiting a local nightclub to listen and dance along to the popular. Ghana is located on the Atlantic Coast of West Africa, which has achieved its freedom with the help of their first President. The Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park is named on the honor of the first president. The museum describes the life of Nkrumah’s Mausoleum. One can see the round huts with roof architecture in the northern regions of Ghana.

      Ghana Book Shop. The Ghana bookshop promotes the literary works of Ghanaian authors. You can choose from literary books as well as non-fiction books related to Ghana. *To develop data and resource materials on Ghanaian culture for schools, colleges and the general public. *To Undertake and promote research to create a data base on culture for policy makers, academics, administrators, artists and artistes, embassies, foreign visitors and .


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Rituals are among the most enduring aspects of the African cultural landscape. They appear to exist outside of timeCited by: 8. An initial encounter with this book may give the reader a little surprise. Despite its suggestive title, Boundaries of Self and Other in Ghanaian Popular Culture does not examine established genres such as highlife music, concert party theater, and literary fiction.

Instead, it looks at libations, naming ceremonies, funerals, a female initiation ceremony (Dipo), and festival thebindyagency.com: Nate Plageman.

Jun 19,  · Boundaries of Self and Other in Ghanaian Popular Culture. Jonathan Haynes. The theme of boundaries of the self and other, for instance, and linguistics—are applied, [this book] is fundamentally a work of popular culture, written from the point of view of a social historian" (7).

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viii, $ Joseph K. Adjaye, well-known historian of Asante diplomacy, has set a new standard for studies of African ritual and performance in. Joseph K. Adjaye. Boundaries of Self and Other in Ghanaian Popular Culture. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, viii + pp.

Bibliography. Index. $ Cloth. This study of various Ghanaian ritual forms is, the author tells us, performance-based and "intended to contribute to theoretical formulations about performance studies in African.

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Westport, Connecticut: Praeger Publishers, pp. For a very long period, research on ritual was one of the bedrocks of African studies.

Many foundational texts in. Drink, Power, and Cultural Change: A Social History of Alcohol in Ghana, c. to Recent Times (Social History of Africa Series. Culture on the other hand is the accepted way of life of a society or a group of people, which has further been broken down into what some call highbrow culture (art, paintings, classical music, and literature) and lowbrow culture (television, soap operas, movies, popular music and novels) (Pronk, ).

With Boundaries of Self and Other in Ghanaian Popular Culture (), Joseph Adjaye offers us an inspiring ethnography of several rituals among the Akan, Krobo, and Bono in Ghana.

The book offers a vivid impression of the (post)colonial transformations of libations, funerals. Boundaries of Self and Other: Studies in Ghanaian Popular Culture (under contract) Articles Adjaye has written numerous essays and reviews in History in Africa, The International Journal of African History Studies, Journal of Ethnic Studies, American History Review, Journal of Black Studies, and African Historical Review.

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The Ritualization of the Self in Ghanaian Gospel Music of an aspect of Ghanaian popular culture that has so far received relatively little attention.

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The extensive book review section provides a thorough review of the current literature dealing with Africa's past. Boundaries of Self and Other in Ghanaian Popular Culture by Joseph K.

Adjaye. Boundaries of Self and Other in Ghanaian Popular Culture by Joseph K. Adjaye (pp. Popular culture fandoms, the boundaries of religious studies, and the project of the self. [The Aga Khan University] at 06 January Popular Culture, Religion and Project of Self NATE PLAGEMAN Department of History Wake Forest University P.O.

Box Ethnomusicology” series, the book is enhanced with audio and visual Boundaries of Self and Other in Ghanaian Popular Culture. Westport, CT: Praeger. Africa Today I live in Ghana and am a Ghanaian man.

it is very educative piece of information. somebody asked about the The influence of African culture on Christianity in Ghana.

just like borrowed words from another language, christianity has been modeled to conform with our culture. local songs are mostly sang in churches and the woman and men mostly. Apr 29,  · The Ghanaian culture and tradition is soo diversed that entiles a whole thebindyagency.com up of ethnic groups and each of these ethnic groups have thier own cultureswe have the Akans, Ga,fantes,Ewes just to mention a few.

All these ethnic groups have the similar cultural values such In general, Ghanaians emphasize communal values such as family.The decades of independence in Ghana have strengthened the idea of a national Ghanaian culture. The culture and customs of Ghana today are a product of diversity in traditional forms, influenced by a long history of Islamic and European contact.

Culture and Customs of Ghana is the first book to concisely provide an up-to-date narrative on the most significant elements of the established.A Ghanaian “culture group”: drummers and dancers of traditional folkloric rhythms. In Ghana, “culture” is a term used to describe traditional drumming, dance and song performed by “culture groups”.Ghana Culture Groups were first formed during the steady urbanisation that occurred in Ghana during the second half of the 20th Century.