Culture in Liberia an Afrocentric View of the Cultural Interaction Between the Indigenous Liberians and the Americo-Liberians

Author: Saha, Santosh
Year:1998
Pages:164
ISBN:0-7734-8333-0
978-0-7734-8333-0
Price:159.95
This study argues that despite political antagonism between the minority Americo-Liberians and the majority indigenous Liberians, there was a healthy and effective interaction, which created a sort of cultural dualism in Liberia to the benefit of the African heritage.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
2. Traditions and Transformation
3. Marriage Principles
4. Culture and Morality
5. Economic Culture
6. Self-help and Community Projects
7. Culture and Education
8. Political Culture: The Garvey Movement
9. Dualism in Liberian Culture
10. Cultural Coexistence: Features of Cultures
11. Conclusion
Bibliography, Index