Our Book

‘Glasgow’s African Tales’ - An oral history of African traditions.

Glasgow’s African Tales contains the personal testimonies of African migrants who settled in Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow, since the 1960s. Complemented by original African artwork and patterns, this fascinating oral history book explores migrants’ memories, stories and beliefs of African cultural traditions, some of which are sustained in Scotland, to explore diverse subjects such as pregnancy and birth, coming of age rituals, courtship and weddings, parenthood, clothes, textiles and foods, and much more! Enjoy!

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