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The effect of western influence on Akan marriage

Africa16 (4) • Published In 1946 • Pages: 228-237

By: Amoo, J. W. A..

Abstract
This article is a general study of marriage among the Akans, covering such aspects as polygamy, betrothal, family obligations, status, divorce, and death. The Afro-European marriage and its disadvantages are explored. Amoo concludes with an analysis of the economic, educational, and social disadvantages of the present system and suggested reforms.
culture
Akan
HRAF PubDate
2019
Region
Africa
Sub Region
Western Africa
Document Type
article
Evaluation
Ethnologist-5
Analyst
Cory Berman ; 1954
Coverage Date
not specified
Coverage Place
Ghana
Notes
J. W. A. Amoo
LCCN
29010790
LCSH
Twi (African peoples)