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urban heritage of West Africa.

Daud Malik Watts

urban heritage of West Africa.

by Daud Malik Watts

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Published by Afro-Vision in Washington, DC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesPositive image education series -- Vol.1, no.4
The Physical Object
Pagination16p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13754221M

West Africa covers an area of about one-fifth of the continent, or 6,, sq km. The northern part of the region is a semi-arid terrain, south of the Sahara Desert. The southern part is covered by savannahs. The total population of West Africa exceeds million. The most populous country is Nigeria with million inhabitants (). With Africa subjugated and dominated, the Western culture and European mode of civilisation began to thrive and outgrow African cultural heritage. Traditional African cultural practices paved the way for foreign way of doing things as Africans became fully ‘westernised’. Western culture now is regarded as frontline civilisation.

The African Transition Zone cuts across the region of West Africa, indicating a division between Islam and Christianity and between the Sahara Desert and the tropics. This diversity in religion and climate is usually exhibited with a north/south division. The African heritage. North Americans of African descent originally were brought to the continent involuntarily as slaves. The entire question of the transatlantic slave trade and its turbulent legacy is still fraught with deep emotions—a not unexpected development—since this tragic episode set in motion forces and counterforces that molded much of European and African, as well as North.

Jul 4, - Explore Osayi O Eweka's board "West African heritage" on Pinterest. See more ideas about African, African art, African sculptures pins.   The strong influence of African music on British rap derives from the popularity of Afrobeats, a blend of West African, Caribbean and American urban music, which originated in the s in Nigeria.


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His first groundbreaking novel titled Things Fall Apart was published in This novel which has since been translated into over 50 languages due to its high demand, made Achebe very popular. geographically and culturally West African.

They come from Nigeria, with significant amounts of people living in the Americas as a result of the Atlantic Slave Trade. That being said, the Igbo have their own identity separate from other Nigerians and West Africans through their Jewish or Judeo-Christian religion and their claim of Jewish ancestry.

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The Urban Heritage of West Africa is a topic that has been researched by Dr. Watts. Nigeria alone has about million people. Most people of African descent in Central, Caribbean and North America have roots deeply planted in West Africa.

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Domestic Life in West African Kin Groups 64 Summary 67 Chapter 3 Religion in West Africa 71 Myth and Ancestors in West African Religion 71 Religious Ideas and the Material World 82 Religion and Politics 86 The Moral Order in Traditional Thought 87 Cosmology and Causation in West African Religion 88 Sacrifice, Magic and Witchcraft in West Africa * Reviews * Collection Review: The Heritage Library of African Peoples "Each book methodically records contemporary culture, sociopolitical dynamics, and lifeways as well as historically significant events and rituals--all the while maintaining an unwavering focus on a complete and accurate delineation of the continent's indigenous Black peoples.

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