This paper examines the relationship between culture and identity from an African perspective.
This paper examines the relationship between culture and identity. Language, religion and aesthetics are used to show how culture gives a people their identity. The paper is written from an African perspective with the help of books written by African authors.
“According to the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English, culture is the customs, beliefs, art, music and all the other products of human thought made by a particular group of people at a particular time. Culture can also be defined as a configuration of learned ideas and solutions to conflicts in human society. Culture can be divided into two namely material culture and non-material culture. “