Gassire's Lute: A West African Epic

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Many Gullah arts and crafts are indistinguishable from those found in West Africa. The sector was given a massive boost by the successful hosting of the World Cup in 2010, when the country received a record-breaking 8.1-million foreign visitors. Moreover, a key priority of ECA has been to target Africa’s development challenges, particularly in the context of poverty eradication, to ensure sustainable growth and good governance on the continent and thus promote international cooperation for Africa’s development.

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Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.; 1 edition (November 1, 1990)


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