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Senegal People, Customs And Courtesies

Senegalese place great emphasis on their appearance and personal hygiene. Most bathe more than once a day, and perfumes or colognes are popular. Dressing well is important. The People General Attitudes Senegal has many diverse ethnic groups within its borders, each with its own history, language, and cul- ture. Interactions between these groups and with […]

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Senegal Social Structure

Although predominantly Muslim, Senegal is a tolerant secular state, whose peoples have lived together peacefully for several generations and have intermingled to some extent. Islam is a potential unifying factor. Ethnic Diversity Although there are over ten ethnic groups in Senegal, five are predominant. The largest group is the Wolof who cluster in the northwest […]

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About Courtship in Japan

Of all the rules in Japanese courtship, one of the most significant is punctuality. Meeting times are sacred and the failure to honor them is considered grounds for the end of a relationship. On the surface, contemporary courtship in Japan does not markedly differ from that of its western counterparts. However, there are subtle contrasts […]