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Anlo-Land and Anlo-Ewe People

Kathryn Linn Geurts

in Culture and the Senses

Published by University of California Press

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780520234550
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520936546 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520234550.003.0002
Anlo-Land and Anlo-Ewe People

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This chapter provides some general ethnographic background in order to familiarize readers with the people and lands of West Africa, specifically with the late-twentieth century southeastern Ghana, first discussing the history, politics, and social structure of the Anlo-Ewe people, and then describing the terrain and livelihood of the people. It ends with a discussion on the research setting of the study.

Keywords: ethnographic background; West Africa; social structure; Anlo-Ewe people; terrain; livelihood; research setting

Chapter.  5475 words. 

Subjects: Anthropology

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