Amid a Sudan's dark history, saturated with conflicts and tragic current events, lies a culture with deep roots, going back as far as 8000 BC. With several hundred ethnic groups and languages, Sudan is one of the world's most diverse countries. Learn how these cultures have blended and collided throughout the centuries, and examine how traditions and customs are kept alive today. Religious beliefs, social customs, arts, literature, and cuisine are among the topics discussed in this volume, which is ideal for high school and undergraduate students.Chapters include:^L ^L^DBLLand, People, and History^L ^L^DBLReligion and Worldview^L ^L^DBLLiterature and Media^L ^L^DBLArt and Architecture/Housing^L ^L^DBLCuisine and Traditional Dress^L ^L^DBLGender Roles, Marriage, and Family^L ^L^DBLSocial Customs and Lifestyle^L ^L^DBLMusic and DanceA timeline of key events and bibliographical essay including print and nonprint sources supplement the work.
ABC-CLIO; November 2008
- ISBN 9783133443814
- Read online, or download in secure PDF format
- Title: Culture and Customs of Sudan
- Author: Kwame Essien; Toyin Falola
Imprint: Greenwood Reference