Culture and Customs of Nigeria

Culture and Customs of Nigeria

Book - 2001
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ABC-CLIO
Nigeria, one of the largest and most important countries in Africa, is rich in traditions and customs, both indigenous and modern. Culture and Customs of Nigeria is the only concise, authoritative, and up-to-date discussion of Nigerian culture that introduces to a Western audience the complexity of its society and the emerging lifestyles among its various peoples. Students and other interested readers will learn about all major aspects of Nigerian culture and customs, including the land, peoples, and brief historical overview; religion and worldview; literature and media; art and architecture/housing; cuisine and traditional dress; gender, marriage, and family; social customs and lifestyles; and music and dance.

Greenwood Pub Group
Discusses Nigerian culture and introduces to a Western audience the complexity of its society and the emerging lifestyles among its various peoples.

Book News
Nigeria is a diverse culture comprised of about 250 ethnic groups. This study introduces Western readers to the complexity of Nigerian society and the emerging lifestyles among its various peoples. Describes all major aspects of Nigerian culture and customs, including the land, history, religion and worldview, literature and media, music and dance, marriage and family, and social customs. Includes a glossary. Falola teaches history at the University of Texas-Austin. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Baker
& Taylor

Discusses Nigerian traditions, culture, religion, media, literature, and arts.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001
ISBN: 9780313313387
0313313385
Branch Call Number: 966.903 FALOL
Characteristics: xviii, 202 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm

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