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Author Konadu, Kwasi, author

Title Our own way in this part of the world : biography of an African culture, community, and nation / Kwasi Konadu
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2019
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Contents Libation : "matters connected with our culture" -- Homelands : "in search of past events" -- Tools of the trade : "I was a blacksmith...before I became [a healer]" -- Medicine, marriage, and politics : "assist this state to have progress" -- Independences : "never mingled himself in local politics" -- Anthropologies of medicine and Africa : "when the Whiteman first came" -- Uncertain moments and memory : "our ancestral spirits, come and have drink"
Summary Kwasi Konadu centers the life of Ghanaian healer, spiritual leader, and farmer Kofi Dᴐnkᴐ (1913-1995) to tell the biography of his community and how they navigated the changes from the late nineteenth century through the end of the twentieth
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Donkor, Kofi, Nana, 1913-1995
Decolonization -- Ghana
Healers -- Ghana -- Biography
Traditional medicine -- Ghana
Ghana -- History -- To 1957
Ghana -- Social life and customs
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019010346
ISBN 1478005637
9781478005636 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover : alk. paper)
(hardcover : alk. paper)