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Kings Priests And Kinsmen Essays On Ga Culture And Society

Author : Kilson, Marion
ISBN : 9789988860301
Genre : Social Science
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This collection of E. A. Ammah's ethnographic writing includes essays, some poetry, and other documents. Created over four decades, these pieces cover a wide range of topics including Ga culture in comparative perspective, Ga social organization, Ga political structure and history, Ga life transition ceremonies, and Ga religion. The collection provides a unique cultural insider's twentieth century perspective on Ga society and history.
Category: Social Science

Patriotism And Nation Building

Author : Laryea, Philip Tetteh
ISBN : 9789988647100
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The deepest and most significant aspect of the heritage of any nation lies in her people. A people’s dignity, worth and value can be measured by their human resources. More important than mineral wealth, more significant than financial capital and of more value than land and property, are the leaders of thought and character, that a communal or social group can lay claim to. Towering above the tallest buildings, reaching deeper than the roots of ancient trees, are society’s icons, doyens of a people’s life and culture. Often unrecognized in their lifetime, sometimes vilified or else silenced by political forces, these persons represent a people’s legacy and gift to humankind. Such was Dr. Ephraim Amu, native of Peki Avetile, son of West Africa’s “Gold Coast”, scholar, teacher, musician, ethicist, and preacher. In this book, Prof. Laryea has by careful and detailed research, rendered an invaluable service to posterity in unearthing and making available the life, works and public speeches of Dr Ephraim Amu. Thoughtfully selecting over sixty of Amu’s sermons spanning a period of 50 years (1937 - 1986), Laryea enables us to more deeply enter the inner thoughts and expressions of one of Ghana’s most illustrious sons, thus allowing us into the veritable engine room of the composer of Ghana’s national song, “Yân ara asase ni”, crafted by Amu in 1929. In doing so he has also opened up and thrown light upon very significant periods in the nation’s history.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Reference Encyclopedia Of The American Indian

Author : Barry T. Klein
ISBN : 0915344335
Genre : Reference
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Lists the names, addresses, characteristics, and functions of associations, enterprises, museums, publications, educational facilities, and services related to American Indian affairs.
Category: Reference

The Publisher

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105015549947
Genre : Publishers and publishing
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ISBN : UIUC:30112110854624
Genre : Bibliography
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ISBN : STANFORD:36105015915882
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature