This article offers an overview of social worlds, values, and material and nonmaterial cultures of the region south of the Sahara from Mauritania to Cameroon. Attention is paid, in particular, to modes of social solidarity and the cultural dynamics of community formation in West African settings.
|Title of host publication||International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition|
|Place of Publication||Oxford|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|