MUST READ BOOKS & ARTICLES
NEW BOOK RELEASE (2016)
THE OUTDOORING, DEDICATION AND NAMING OF AN AFRICAN CHILD: A CEREMONY OF THE GADANGME PEOPLE OF SOUTH EASTERN GHANA (GANYOBI KPODZIEMO), 2016.
AUTHOR: ERNEST NUMO KOMIETTEH TETTEH.
This book can be obtained from, www.lulu.com OR www.amazon.com
NEW BOOK PRESS RELEASE, Nov.5, 2013
RE: TRADITIONS AND CUSTOMS OF GADANGMES OF
GHANA: DESCENDANTS OF AUTHENTIC BIBLICAL HEBREW
Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing &Rights Agency.
Author : Joseph Nii Abekar Mensah, PhD.
ISBN: 978-1-62857-104-2. The book is $21.50 and is available
Dr. Joseph Nii Abekar Mensah traces the history of Jewish migration in his landmark book, "Traditions and Customs of GaDangmes of Ghana: Descendants of Authentic Biblical Hebrew Israelites". GaDangme traditions and customs, which are of Hebraic origins are described this landmark book.
BOOK PRESS RELEASE, June 29, 2013.
Re: STRESS MANAGEMENT AND YOUR HEALTH
Publisher:Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency
Author: Joseph Nii Abekar Mensah, PhD
ISBN: 978-1-62212-585-2 Is now available for $11.50 and can be
ordered through the publisher's websites: www.amazon.com;
STRESS MANAGEMENT AND YOUR HEALTH is a timely self-help guide that shows the ways we can minimize and manage stress. Stress management techniques are also explored cross-culturally in this impactful book. The information is useful to the public, students and to mental health professionals and education.
Stress is a major problem that affects nearly everyone. It's believed to be number one killer in most industrialized societies. We have long sought ways to manage and alleviate stress and its impact on our health. In the author's view, what is needed is an integrated approach to understand stress, its causes and effects. Help is on the way!
STRESS MANAGEMENT AND YOUR HEALTH (ISBN: 978-1-62212-585-2) is now available for $11.50 and can be ordered through the publisher's website:
http://sbpra.com/JosephNiiAbekarMensah or at www.amazon.com or www.baresandnoble.com
WHOLESALERS: This book is distributed by Ingram Books and other wholesale distributors. Contact your representative with the ISBN for purchases. Wholesale purchase for retailers, universities, libraries, and other organizations is also available through the publisher; please email.
About the Author: Joseph Nii Abekar Mensah, PhD, is currently a Clinical/Educational Consultant with Progressive Learning Institute & Counselling Services in Calgary. Born and raised in Accra, Ghana, he pursued studies in applied biology in London with specialization in pharmacology. Dr. Mensah also holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in psycholoy and in education.
Joseph Nii Abekar Mensah,PhD (Author): “GA-DANGMES OF GHANA: HEBREW ISRAELITES ORIGINS AND TRADITIONAL CUSTOMS,” ISBN: 978-0-9810887-0-9, is a book GaDangmes and others interested in GaDangme heritage and traditions Must read. This book takes the reader through the migration of GaDangmes from Israel in 6th Century B.C. through Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, Niger, Ileife (Nigeria), Dahome,Togo and to Ghana. The author discusses in some detail traditions and customs of GaDangmes. Profile of some notable GaDangmes and their contributions to the development of Ghana have been given due attention. The book ends with a critique of the challenges currently confronting Gadangmes.
Copies of the book may be obtained by writing to Dr.Joseph Nii Abekar Mensah at firstname.lastname@example.org It cost $25 dollars per copy plus the cost of shipping and handling. Payment may also be made through Dr. Mensah's PAYPAL ACCOUNT:
Joseph Abekar Mensah, PhD: GHANA: HISTORY AND TRADITIONAL CUSTOMS OF A PROUD PEOPLE. ISBN- 10: 0682494712, ISBN-13:978-06824494717. This book explores the history and traditions of Ghana with much emphasis on GaDangmes and Akan ethnic groups. The last chapter focuses on Ghana's traditional cultures and the challenges of modernization. Published by the Exposition Press of Florida, June 1981
David Henderson Kwatei Quartey: “The Ga of Ghana: History and Culture of A West African People" (Aug.2002) ISBN-10:0953886808 is a book worth reading by those interested in GaDangme History and Culture. This book has received very good review. You can receive a copy of the book by writing to: D.K HENDERSON-QUARTEY,
1, PRINCES AVENUE, KINGSBURY, LONDON, NW9 9JP, ENGLAND
Joseph J. Williams: “The Hebrews of West Africa”, New York. The Dial Press, 2003. This book provides useful information about the Hebrews in West Africa. You will enjoy reading this book if you are interested in the migration of Hebrew/Israelites to the West Africa region.
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