Anthropology: Ghana

Chukwukere, I., De Mahieu, W., Frank, W. & 3 others 1981

‘A Coffin for “The Loved One”: the structure of Fante death rituals [and Comments]’, Current Anthropology, 22:1, 61– 624 68.

Dei, G. 1989

‘The economics of death and funeral celebration in a Ghanaian Akan Community’, Culture, 9:2, 49–62.

van der Geest, S. 2006

Between death and funeral: mortuaries and the exploitation of liminality in Kwahu, Ghana’, Africa, 76:4, 485–501.


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