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From Our Mothers' Hearths: Bukusu Folktales and Proverbs

Book Description
This collection of Bukusu folktales and proverbs provides a cultural heritage. The prologue includes a brief history and gender politics within the community. Earlier historical accounts draw heavily on oral narratives and legends. "Bukusu" is both a eulogist and descriptive term. The label of the Bukusu as the lirango liejofu [thigh of the elephant] establishes the cultural link between Basil... More
Book Information
PublisherAfrica World Press Inc. & The Red Sea Press Inc.
BindingPaperback (2 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages280
Publication Date06/2005
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About Namulundah Florence (Author) : Namulundah Florence is a published author. A published credit of Namulundah Florence is From Our Mothers' Hearths: Bukusu Folktales and Proverbs.
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About Maria Madonna Davidoff (Illustrator) : Maria Madonna Davidoff is a published illustrator. Published credits of Maria Madonna Davidoff include From Our Mothers' Hearths: Bukusu Folktales and Proverbs and The West and the World: A History of... more
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