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Title:
Culture and Customs of Senegal
Author(s): Eric S. Ross
Paperback: 160 pages
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/30/2008
Language: English
ISBN-13: 9780313340369 

Book Description
A blend of indigenous life in the rural countryside and metropolitan culture in urban centers, Senegal has been a small, yet prominent country on Africa's western coast. In this comprehensive study of contemporary Senegalese life, readers will learn how daily lifestyles are celebrated through both religious and secular customs. Students can investigate how Senegal's oral storytelling, Islamic roots, and French colonialism have shaped literature and media in today's society. From the street to the studio, the topic of ...

 

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Title:
Sufism and Religious Brotherhoods in Senegal
Author(s): Khadim Mbacke, Eric Ross (Translator), John Hunwick (Editor)
Paperback: 160 pages
Publisher: Wiener, Markus Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/28/2005
Language: English
ISBN-13: 9781558763425

 

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itle: Iran-Senegal Relations
Author(s): Othniel Hermes
Paperback:
88 pages
Published: Bellum Publishing
Publication date: 12/30/2011
ISBN13: 9786200199133
Language:English

Book Description
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Iran-Senegal relations refer to the historical and current bilateral relationship between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Senegal. On 23 February 2011, Senegal severed the diplomatic relations with Iran. Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his Senegalese counterpart Abdoulaye Wade had a joint press conference along with a close meeting in Feb 2008 in the city of Mashhad, both side pledged to expand the bilateral ties ...

 

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itle: Lonely Planet The Gambia & Senegal
Author(s): David Else
Paperback:
384 pages
Published: Lonely Planet Publications
Publication date:  3/28/1999
ISBN13: 9780864425935
Language:English
 

Book Description
The Gambia & Senegal are an ideal gateway to the diversity and cultural richness of West Africa. Discover the fringes of the Sahara, immerse yourself in Banjul's vibrant Albert market, or soak up the faded elegance of St-Louis' imperial past. This new guide is an indispensable companion crammed full of practical travel tips.

 

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itle: Colonial Pathologies, Environment, and Western Medicine in Saint-Louis-Du-Senegal, 1867-19
Author(s): Kalala J. Ngalamulume
Paperback:
262 pages
Published: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/15/2012
ISBN13: 9781433114991
Language:English

Book Description
Focusing on yellow fever, cholera, and plague epidemics as well as on sanitation in the context of urban growth in Saint-Louis-du-Senegal between 1867 and 1920, this book explores how the French colonial and medical authorities responded to the emergence and re-emergence of deadly epidemic diseases and environmental contamination. Official reactions ranged from blaming the Africans and the tropical climate to the imposition of urban residential segregation and strictly enforced furloughs of civil servants and European...

 

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itle: Weaving through Islam in Senegal
Author(s): Laura L. Cochrane
Paperback:
168 pages
Published: Carolina Academic Press
Publication date: 12/5/2012
Format:
eBook
File size: 115 KB
ISBN13: 9781611630343
Language:English


Book Description
Weaving through Islam in Senegal explores how artists practice their craft work in the contexts of Sufism and daily life in central Senegal. Drawing from 17 months of ethnographic study, this volume is a close look at everyday practices of religious beliefs and arts practices in two weaving communities. Placed in context of this region's religious history, this book describes a contemporary religious diversity that includes Sufism, indigenous religions, and an environment rich in artistic expressions of belief. By focusing on weavers' perspectives on ...

 

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itle: Senegal Parrots
Author(s): Tammy Gagne
Paperback:
111 pages
Published: TFH Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 8/10/2009
ISBN13: 9780793814794
Language:English

 

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itle: The Gambia & Senegal
Author(s): Katharina Kane
Paperback: 328 pages
Published: Lonely Planet Publications
Publication date: 10/1/2009
ISBN13: 9781741048292
Language:English


Book Description
Lonely Planet's 4th edition of The Gambia & Senegal will take you from the arid desert lands of the north to the lush tropical forests in the south, and from the capital cities of Dakar and Banjul to the more remote Bassari country. Go lion spotting in the Parc National de Niokolo-Koba or hike around the beautifully conserved Abuko Nature Reserve.
Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed...

 

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itle: Wolof (Senegal)
Author(s): Tijan M. Sallah, George Bond
Paperback:
64 pages
Published: Rosen Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/28/1996
ISBN13: 9780823919871
Language:English

 

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itle: Cinema Of Senegal
Author(s): Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome (Editor), John McBrewster (Editor)
Paperback:
68 pages
Published: Alphascript Publishing
Publication date: 2/26/2011
ISBN13: 9786134368384
Language:English


Book Description
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The cinema of Senegal is a relatively small film industry which experienced its prime from the 1960s through to the early 1980s, but has since declined to less than five feature films produced in the last ten years. The first Senegalese film, Paulin Vieyra's L'Afrique sur Seine, was produced in 1955. Vieyra would follow up with further short films L'Afrique à Moscou (1957), Le Niger aujourd'hui (1958), Les présidents Senghor ...

 

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itle: Tolerance, Democracy, and Sufis in Senegal
Author(s): Mamadou Diouf
Paperback:
296 pages
Published: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 1/15/2013
ISBN13: 9780231162630
Language:English


Book Description
This collection critically examines "tolerance," "secularism," and respect for religious "diversity" within a social and political system dominated by Sufi brotherhoods. Through a detailed analysis of Senegal's political economy, essays trace the genealogy and dynamic exchange among these concepts while investigating public spaces and political processes and their reciprocal engagement with the state, Sunni reformist and radical groups, and non-religious organizations.

 

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itle: Islamic Society and State Power in Senegal
Author(s): Leonardo A. Villalon, David Anderson (Editor), Carolyn Brown (Editor)
Paperback:
62 pages
Published: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: February 1995
ISBN: 0521460077
ISBN13: 9780521460071
Language:English

 

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itle: Senegal Taxi
Author(s): Juan Felipe Herrera
Paperback:
128 pages
Published: University of Arizona Press
Publication date: 3/21/2013
ISBN13: 9780816530151
Language: English

 

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itle: Senegal: ...in Pictures
Author(s): Gretchen Bratvold, Visual Geography Series
Paperback:
64 pages
Published: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/28/1989
Format: Library Binding
ISBN13: 9780822518273
Language:English

 

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itle: Muslim Families in Global Senegal: Money Takes Care of Shame
Author(s): Beth A. Buggenhagen
Paperback:
256 pages
Published: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 2/6/2012
ISBN:
1419147994
ISBN13: 9780253223678
Language:English


Book Description
Senegalese Murid migrants have circulated cargo and currency through official and unofficial networks in Africa and the world. Muslim Families in Global Senegal focuses on trade and the transmission of enduring social value though cloth, videos of life-cycle rituals, and religious offerings. Highlighting women's participation in these networks and the financial strategies they rely on, Beth Buggenhagen reveals the deep connections between economic profits and ritual and social authority. Buggenhagen discovers that ...

 

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itle: Democracy In Senegal
Author(s): Sheldon Gellar
Paperback:
256 pages
Published:Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 9/1/2005
ISBN13: 9781403970268
Language:English


Book Description
Providing an in-depth comparative study of democracy formation, Gellar traces Senegal's movement from a pre-colonial aristocratic order towards a modern democratic political order. Inspired by Tocqueville's methodology, he identifies social equality, ethnic and religious tolerance, popular participation in local affairs, and freedom of association and the press as vital components of any democratic system. He shows how centralized state structures and monopoly of political power stifled local initiative and ...

 

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itle: Senegal
Author(s): Janet H. Gritzner, Charles F. Gritzner (Editor)
Paperback:
120 pages
Published: Chelsea House Publishers
Publication date: 2/28/2005
ISBN13: 9780791080238
Language:English

 

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itle: Senegal
Author(s): Margaret Beaton, Mamadou Chef Gueye (Other)
Paperback:
128 pages
Published: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 4/28/1997
ISBN13: 9780516203041
Language:English


Book Description
This series succeeds dramatically in communicating the unique charm, the allure, and the cultures of other parts of the world. Here also are geography, history, economics, and key attractions.
Each book also includes a chapter of brief biographies of important people. And each features an 8-10 page reference section of "quick facts", perfect for students' research, about such subjects as population, government, geographical data, currency, and historical chronology. Throughout, all the books are ablaze with a generous...

 

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