Culture and Customs of Tanzania

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ABC-CLIO, Jan 24, 2013 - Social Science - 250 pages
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In Culture and Customs of Tanzania, author Kefa M. Otiso presents an approachable basic overview of the country's key characteristics, covering topics such as Tanzania's land, peoples, languages, education system, resources, occupations, economy, government, and history. This recent addition to Greenwood's Culture and Customs of Africa series also contains chapters that portray the culture and social customs of Tanzania, such as the country's religion and worldview; literature, film, and media; art, architecture, and housing; cuisine and traditional dress; gender roles, marriage, family structures, and lifestyle; and music, dance, and drama.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Religion and Worldview
43
Literature Media and Film
68
Art and ArchitectureHousing
99
Cuisine and Dress
122
Marriage Family Lineage and Gender Roles
145
Social Customs and Lifestyles
164
Music Dance and Drama
190
Selected Bibliography
221
Index
231
About the Author
251
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About the author (2013)

Kefa M. Otiso, PhD, is associate professor of geography and director of the Global Village at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

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