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By Scott D. Taylor

ISBN-10: 0313332460

ISBN-13: 9780313332463

Zambia sticks out in Africa as one of many continent's such a lot peaceable international locations. In its early years as an autonomous nation, Zambia turned a neighborhood bulwark opposed to imperialism and colonial domination and South African apartheid. this present day, it sticks out as a massive instance of Africa's contemporary democratization, experiencing either tremendous luck in addition to a few awesome setbacks. the rustic is usually essentially the most urbanized in Sub-Saharan Africa. because of this city inflow, Zambia's various ethno-linguistic teams have interaction usually. furthermore, many modern Zambian families, specifically these in towns, also are uncovered to the media, expertise, and affects of western urbanized cultures, from net cafes to hip hop track. The fascinating ways in which culture and modernity clash and mix in modern Zambia are leading issues during this book.

This e-book explores Zambia's tradition, with an eye fixed towards its historic stories and its specific endowments. It makes a speciality of how conventional and sleek have interaction, and infrequently collide, within the nation via issues equivalent to faith, gender roles and kin, delicacies, the humanities, literature, and extra. the main teams are tested to provide the reader an concept approximately what percentage Zambians live.

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