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Through the Eyes of an African Impressions of the Danish Society and the Folk High Schools

Kachi Ozumba

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ISBN 10: 1403348650 / ISBN 13: 9781403348654
Published by AuthorHouse
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Paperback. 152 pages. Dimensions: 8.2in. x 6.4in. x 0.4in.Seen through the eyes of an African, the Danes and their society appearin a refreshing light. Not much is left untouched in this concise and inspiring account. Ittouches on the Danes and their purported coldness, their monarchy, theirwelfare system, their spiritual life, gender roles, cuisine, pornography andeven the Danes sense of rhythm. From the early part of the account which captures the excitement andcomic misunderstandings of living together with students from 37 differentcountries in an international folk high school, to the later part which detailsthe struggles of an African to adapt to life in the Danish folk high schools;this book is also an expos of folk high school life. Hilarious and provocative, insightful and educative; this is a book to besavoured. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781403348654

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Title: Through the Eyes of an African Impressions ...

Publisher: AuthorHouse

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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Seen through the eyes of an African, the Danes and their society appearin a refreshing light.Not much is left untouched in this concise and inspiring account. Ittouches on the Danes and their purported coldness, their monarchy, theirwelfare system, their spiritual life, gender roles, cuisine, pornography andeven the Dane's sense of rhythm.From the early part of the account which captures the excitement andcomic misunderstandings of living together with students from 37 differentcountries in an international folk high school, to the later part which detailsthe struggles of an African to adapt to life in the Danish folk high schools;this book is also an expos of folk high school life.Hilarious and provocative, insightful and educative; this is a book to besavoured.

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For over six months Kachi A.Ozumba lived in Denmark where he passed through three Danish folk high schools,interacting very closely with the Danes both within the schools and in thelarger society and garnering impressions about their way of life.┐ During this period he was featured in thenewspaper, Helsingor Dagblad, with the caption: 'En Grundtvig Fan FraNigeria'.A graduate of philosophy from theUniversity of Ibadan, Nigeria, Kachi A. Ozumba has been writing for many yearsand has been published by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) amongothers.

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