"Emphasizing that culture is a thing of both continuity and change, this book presents a portrait of the African nation of Zambia's culture and custom in manner accessible to the general reader. After an introduction to Zambia's land, people, and history, chapters are presented on religion and worldview; literature and the media; art, architecture, and housing; cuisine and traditional dress; gender roles, marriage, and family; social customs and lifestyle; and music and dance. Also included are a chronology, a glossary, a selected bibliography, and an index."
Reference & Research Book News
"[A] top recommendation….[C]ulture and Customs of Zambia is the high school or college-level student's key to understanding the complex nation -- and it's a perfect choice for reports."
Midwest Book Review - California Bookwatch
A model African nation negotiating between tradition and modernity is revealed.