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By George Ndege

ISBN-10: 0313331634

ISBN-13: 9780313331633

The decades-long civil struggle resulted in 1992 in Mozambique, a southeastern African kingdom as soon as governed by way of the Portuguese the rustic now draws international funding and has one of many fastest-growing economies in Africa. tradition and Customs of Mozambique is a well timed assessment of a tremendous kingdom because it rebuilds. The thorough narrative is the most-up-date and authoritative resource on Mozambique's society.

Ndege covers the land and background and particularly clarifies the multiethnic society, which contains 16 ethnic teams, so much of that are of Bantu beginning. every one crew speaks its personal language, and a few clans inside each one crew communicate diversified dialects of a similar language. He discusses the migration of those teams into Mozambique from southern Africa and their absorption of disparate and small groups, in addition to their different cultural customs and practices. most crucial, the Zambezi valley, which has for hundreds of years been a gathering position of many alternative societies, is critical in knowing the character and trend of cost of varied ethnic groups in modern day Mozambique. Readers will know about the younger inhabitants and the migration to towns this present day. the significance of the relations and the alterations to the kin and gender roles as a result of schooling, urbanization, migration, and faith are mentioned. different insurance comprises the position of Islam and Christianity; the significance of artwork; indigenous, oral, and glossy literature and media; quite a lot of celebrations and relaxation actions; ceremonies and delicacies; specific tune and dance; and more.

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