Books tagged: african culture

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Afro-Muse: The Evolution of African-American Music
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Price: Free! Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009 by Ian C. Dawkins Moore. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The story of music making in early African societies and its importation to America. A review showing the musical influences of Africa onto America. Chapters includes: Africa's history, musicology, instruments,the middle passage, seasoning in the islands, new world Africans arrive with their music,conversion to Christianity, the spirituals, camp meetings,the blues and hip hop's real origins.
The Giving Festival
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
It’s summertime and Dylan and his friends are dismayed to spend their days with the odd Mrs. Ticklepenny, until she helps them throw a Giving Festival. The children use the money to donate animals to Fridah and her classmates in Kenya. What begins as a bad summer turns into a summer Dylan's friends will never forget. Readers meet the real children of Kenya. Authors proceeds to benefit Kenyans.
Dust on His Soul
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 136,300. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Inspired by the life and times of Stephen Biko an apartheid activist arguably as important as Mandela. This novel is a fictional account of such a character. A story of sacrifice, suffering but ultimately redemption. Set in apartheid South Africa during the 1970s and 1980s, the dark days of South Africa's history also bred an incredible thirst for justice. A triumph of the human spirit.
The Blue Train To Heaven
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Series: Short Reads. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This short story by Harvey captures the enigmatic relationship of two brothers from Ghana. Listen in as Elijah tells his story to a Reporter who has come for a story on an elaborate burial coffin. Humor, irony, and bitterness all intermingled in this short piece. The people of Ghana are known for their elaborate coffins. Check it out on Google as you read The Blue Train to Heaven. Bonus Story
Grasping the Root of Divine Power: A spiritual healer's guide to African culture, Orisha religion, OBI divination, spiritual cleanses, spiritual growth and development, ancient wisdom, and mind power
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,960. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
"Grasping the Root of Divine Power" clarifies the fundamental concepts used in any occult system. The work pulls mainly from West African tradition but, is brought up to date using modern examples and guides for immediate application. The rarely taught nine position OBI divination system is shared and author HRU Assaan-ANU provides an approach of implementing this ancient oracle that will intrigue
Bride Price
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Series: African Memoir, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,030. Language: British English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A tale of intrique and ingenuity set in Africa, Bride Price tells the true story of Ian Mathie and his foster daughter, Abélé. When a hated and feared man demands to marry Abélé, Ian is forced to rely on his wits and courage to find a way within the rich traditions of the area to set a fair 'bride price' that the man would refuse to pay. Beautifully written with sensitivity and authenticity.
True Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
For the first time in English, new writers from Mozambique describe what love and relationships can be like in their culture. What happens to Makalanjombo, whose name means "unlucky in love"?
Charms on a Woman's Waist
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Popular culture
"To a wrestler, the legs of an opponent are miles away." This is just one of many proverbs to awaken readers to native wisdom pent up in African proverbs. It is hoped that your words will be empowered through the choice of making it a companion, ‘Charms On A Woman’s Waist.’
Happy Grey Hair
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You set the price! Words: 20,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Screenplays » Drama
Want to know more about Africa its people and culture,want to know more on the good, the bad and the ugly about Africa, its people and culture, Then look no further for its all here and all yours
Steal Me A Broken Heart
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 27,560. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Lillian Schlovert and Bunmi were two weird friends who didn't want anything to do with love, whoever brought it to them always ended up being disappointed. One cute boy and his even cuter Nigerian dad later and Lillian started thinking that she probably had made a bad call. And when cupid pushed Bunmi into the arms of a petty thief, Lillian took it upon herself to be the devil's advocate of love.