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The book examines the relevance of the African ancestral wisdom in democratic practice and development. Based on tenets of the postmodern theory such as fluidity, subjectivity, impermanence and incredulity towards metanarratives, Kom proverbs in Cameroon are analysed to demonstrate that the time tested African ancestral wisdom can be exploited as a guide for an orderly and peaceful democratic practice in African communities. The author argues from an ethnographic perspective that the wit expressed in the Kom proverb could enhance a peaceful political practice and development in Kom and elsewhere in Africa.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
The book examines the relevance of the African ancestral wisdom in democratic practice and development. Based on tenets of the postmodern theory such as fluidity, subjectivity, impermanence and incredulity towards metanarratives, Kom proverbs in Cameroon are analysed to demonstrate that the time tested African ancestral wisdom can be exploited as a guide for an orderly and peaceful democratic practice in African communities. The author argues from an ethnographic perspective that the wit expressed in the Kom proverb could enhance a peaceful political practice and development in Kom and elsewhere in Africa.
Autorenporträt
Gilead Nkwain Ngam, holder of PhD in African Oral Literature is a Cameroonian. He is a Senior Lecturer in Oral Literature, Literary Criticisms and Public Speaking at the Higher Teacher Training College of the University of Bamenda, Cameroon. He is currently conducting research in African indigenous literatures and peace building.