Akan Ethics A Study of Moral Ideas and Moral Behaviour of the Akan Tribes of Ghana

By: Ackah, C.A.

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Soft cover is orange with black lettering on spine. Overall, pages are clean and tight. Bibliography; general index. "This book covers an area of Akan Ethics about which, so far, litte has been written, especially in such detail. The chapters contain a largely descriptive analysis of the moral language used by the Akan peoples, the sanctions employed to enforce morality, and some of the proverbs, tales and myths which refer to Akan moral beliefs..." Extremely scarce title. ; 0.4 x 7.7 x 5.8 Inches; 138 pages; Cover has light shelf wear, sunning, rubbing/scuffing; a few, faint, yellow/tan spots on title page, table of contents, and first preface page. "This title covers an area of Akan Ethics about which, so far little has been written, especially in such detail. The chapters contain a largely descriptive moral language used by the Akan peoples, the sanctions employed to enforce morality, and some of the proverbs, tales and myths which refer to Akan moral beliefs. The book will be useful to students of African Studies and the general reader thirsty for knowledge about the Akan value system."

Title: Akan Ethics A Study of Moral Ideas and Moral Behaviour of the Akan Tribes of Ghana

Author Name: Ackah, C.A.

Categories: social history, psychology/philosophy, Government/Economics/Law/Politics, anthropology/language/linguistics, Reference, Religion, Fairy Tales/Folk Lore, Geography, Education, Cultural History,

Edition: First Edition (?)

Publisher: Accra, Ghana Universities Press: 1988

ISBN Number: 9964301235

ISBN Number 13: 9789964301231

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 6651

Keywords: Africa; African Peoples; Cultural History; Cultural Anthropology; Social History; Folklore; Folk Lore; Myths; Morality;,