African Drums is a book written by Fred Puleston that explores the history, significance, and cultural importance of the drums in African societies. The book takes the reader on a journey through different African countries, examining the various types of drums used in rituals, ceremonies, and everyday life. Puleston delves into the symbolism and spiritual significance of the drums, explaining how they are used to communicate with ancestors and the divine. The book also explores the role of drumming in African music, from traditional tribal rhythms to contemporary genres like jazz and hip hop. With vivid descriptions and stunning photographs, African Drums provides a comprehensive look at the rich cultural heritage of African drumming.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.
Author: Fred Puleston Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Published: 09/10/2010 Pages: 336 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.99lbs Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.70d ISBN: 9781163177488