Contemporary practices: Ghana

Boaheng, I. 2021

‘The impact of the covid-19 pandemic on Akan dying, death and mourning rites’ African Journal of Culture, History, Religion and Traditions, 4:1, 15-28.

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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