Africa in the Long Run

Africa in the Long Run

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Africa in the Long Run. Festschrift in the Honour of Professor Arvi Hurskainen. Edited by Lotta Harjula & Maaria Ylänkö
Finnish Oriental Society
Studia Orientalia 103
Vammala 2006, xviii + 230 pp.


Including articles: Mika Vähäkangas, Trickster-God Ghambageu and Sonjo resistance to Christian mission; Auli Vähäkangas, Stigma and shame of HIV / AIDS in the life stories of Alpha group; Holger Weiss, The race to Lake Chad or white men’s ‘sporting tours’ in West Africa, c. 1900–1902; Risto Marjomaa, Long struggle for the Shari’a in northern Nigeria; Maaria Ylänkö, Will Kinshasa persist? Impressions about the status and the economy of a capital in a collapsed state; Raimo Harjula, Interpreting and translating African proverbs. Problems and challenges; Anu Quarshie, Emotions, somatization and psychiatric symptons among the Akan; Lotta Harjula, Designing orthography for the Ha language; Jussi Raumolin, Views of periphery of ICT and development perspectives from Canada to Africa.

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ISBN 951-9380-67-1
ISSN 0039-3282