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Author Salifu, Abdulai.

Title Politics and ethnicity : political anthroponymy in Northern Ghana / Abdulai Salifu
Published New York : Nova Science Publishers, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 156 pages) : illustrations, map
Series African political, economic, and security issues
Focus on civilizations and cultures
African political, economic, and security issues series.
Focus on civilizations and cultures.
Contents ch. 1 Introduction -- ch. 2 Note about Method -- ch. 3 Drum Lore in Dagbon, and Praise Singing as Communication -- ch. 4 Music, Education, History, and Poesy as Functions of Drummers -- ch. 5 What is in the Praise Name, Positive or Negative Lore? -- ch. 6 At Samban Luna: A Composite Praise Singing Session -- ch. 7 Conclusions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 4, 2017)
Subject Dagbani (African people) -- Music -- History and criticism.
Laudatory poetry, African -- History and criticism.
Music -- Social aspects -- Ghana -- Dagomba.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1611226708 (electronic bk.)
9781611226706 (electronic bk.)