Legends of Northern Ghana.
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Legends of Northern Ghana. by D. St. John-Parsons

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Published by Longmans, Green in London, New York .
Written in English



  • Ghana.,
  • Africa.


  • Tales -- Ghana.,
  • Readers -- Africa.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsGR360.G5 S3
The Physical Object
Pagination70 p.
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6243428M
LC Control Number58003132

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Legends of Northern Ghana.. [D St John-Parsons] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. Additional Physical Format: Online version: St. John-Parsons, Donald. More legends of northern Ghana. [London] Longmans [] (OCoLC) Document Type. ``Gatanan, gatanan, ta je, ta komo. A story, a story, let it go, let it come.'' Three Hausa and five Ashanti tales ``remembered'' by the author are retold in such a personal style that one can almost hear the teller's voice. Larungu includes pourquoi stories, trickster tales, and legends based on historical events; even the familiar ones are presented in unusual versions&#;in ``The Spider. This collection is culled from tales told among the Gurunsi people of Northern Ghana. They make interesting reading and teach children the needed moral and social values. Mothers, go and tell your children that Kanwum lost her heart because she would not listen to her mother.

MYTHS AND LEGENDS FROM GHANA FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURES User Review - Kirkus ``Gatanan, gatanan, ta je, ta komo. A story, a story, let it go, let it come.'' Three Hausa and five Ashanti tales ``remembered'' by the author are retold in such a personal style that . In his new book, the eminent anthropologist Wyatt MacGaffey provides an ethnographically enriched history of Dagbon from the fifteenth century to the present, setting that history in the context of the regional resources and political culture of northern Ghana. The Northern Region is one of the sixteen regions of is located in the north of the country and was the largest of the sixteen regions, covering an area of 70, square kilometres or 31 percent of Ghana's area until December when the Savannah Region and North East Regions were created from it. The Northern Region is divided into 14 districts. This book, as the title indicates, deals with the colonial history of Northern Ghana, comprising of the Northern, Upper East, and Upper West Regions of Ghana. It focuses on the acquisition of territory by Great Britain, Germany, and France during the scramble for Africa in 5/5(1).

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