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- Culture of Africa
- Introduction to the History of African Civilization
- Causes and Consequences of Rapid Erosion of Cultural Values in a Traditional African Society
Culture of Africa
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Please check back later for the full article. In Sub-Saharan Africa, for example, theories on the origin of urbanization developed through the 20th century from a more external origin emphasis, with little recognition of a greater part played by local people. The producers of these cultures engaged in activities shaped by environment, and socio-cultural, political, and economic connections. For instance, in eastern Africa, Iron Age people became united by language and religion, and exploited the coast and sea during the Medieval period to trade with inland Africa, southern Asia, and Europe, producing what has become popularly known as the Swahili Civilization. This civilization along the coast of eastern Africa is marked by material culture of iron working, production of cloth, pottery, beads, and glass, as well as monumental constructions that range from mosques and tombs to palaces. A maritime trade assisted by seasonally reversing monsoon winds exported gold, slaves, animal skins, ivory, and mangroves from eastern Africa, and imported beads, porcelain, and silks.
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Introduction to the History of African Civilization
The culture in Africa is varied and manifold, consisting of a mixture of countries with various tribes that each have their own unique characteristic from the continent of Africa. It is a product of the diverse populations that today inhabit the continent of Africa and the African Diaspora. African culture is expressed in its arts and crafts, folklore and religion, clothing, cuisine, music and languages. Even though African cultures are widely diverse, they are also, when closely studied, seen to have many similarities; for example, the morals they uphold, their love and respect for their culture as well as the strong respect they hold for the aged and the important, i. Africa has influenced and been influenced by other continents.
Add to GoodReads Exam Copies. Introduction to the History of African Civilization. Introduction to the History of African Civilization explores the major issues dominating African Civilization from the earliest recorded period to the eve of colonial conquest of the continent. Magbaily Fyle begins with a discussion of the myths and prejudices underlying most analyses of African issues, and moves into a discussion of the origin of humanity; the similarities between the classical Nile valley civilizations of Egypt, Nubia, Kush, and Axum; and the spread of Islam through African societies. He portrays the systems of precolonial government and society, including the role of women in governance, as well as traditional trade and agricultural patterns. Fyle provides a new perspective on the Islamic Jihads, shifting focus from Sokoto and Macina to the Senegambia and the Upper Guinea region, and a revised interpretation of the Atlantic slave trade, which includes the importance of African objectors to this process.
Causes and Consequences of Rapid Erosion of Cultural Values in a Traditional African Society
Wahab, S. Odunsi, O. The culture of a people is their identity as it affords them due recognition. This paper therefore is aimed at examining the causes and consequences of rapid erosion of cultural values in nigeria. Social change theory was used in this paper.
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