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Book Pages: 282 - Publish Date: 2005 - Publisher: Hippocrene Books
Description: "Beginner's Yoruba" is now available with two accompanying audio CDs. It provides an introduction to the Yoruba language, which is spoken by over 30 million people in south-western Nigeria, parts of the Benin Republic, and Togo, as well as in the diaspora populations of Brazil, Cuba, and Haiti. The 15 lessons are designed for both classroom use and self-study. Practice dialogues, combined with gra...
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Book Pages: 434 - Publish Date: 1913 - Publisher: Unknown
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Author(s): Ifa Karade
Book Pages: 126 - Publish Date: 1994-08-01 - Publisher: Weiser Books
Description: In this introductory volume, Baba Ifa Karade provides an easily understandable overview of the Yoruba religion. He describes 16 orisha and shows us how to work with divination, to use the chakras to internalize the teachings of Yoruba, and describes howto create a sacred place of worship. Includes prayers, dances, songs, offerings, and sacrifices to honor the orisha and egun. Illustrations, charts, glossary, bibliography, and index.
Book Pages: 143 - Publish Date: 2014-08-11 - Publisher: BookBaby
Description: This is a book about Yorùbá thought and practices. It expounds a view about the nature, roles and functions of Yorùbá beliefs in contemporary societies. The position is that philosophical ideas implicit in the Òrìṣà religion form the basis of Yorùbá culture in West Africa, the Americas, and other parts of the world. The book is, therefore, not a catalogue of various cultural practices o...
Author(s): Ayọ Bamgbose
Book Pages: 175 - Publish Date: 2000 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Description: Yoruba, a major West African language spoken by over twelve million people, has had so much scholarly attention before the release of this 1966 work, but no extensive descriptive grammar had ever been published. Dr Ayo Bamgbose therefore made a major contribution to the study of language. This descriptive grammar derives from a large body of written and spoken texts in Standard Yoruba. In order to...
Book Pages: 256 - Publish Date: 1989 - Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc
Description: Looks at the ritualistic art, religious writings, and philosophy of the Yoruba people in Africa
Book Pages: 174 - Publish Date: 1988 - Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
Description: This third edition of what has been described as "this minor classic" has been extensively revised to take account of advances in Nigerian historiography. The twenty million Yorubas are one of the largest and most important groups of people on the African continent. Historically they were organized in a series of autonomous kingdoms and their past is richly recorded in oral tradition and archaeolo...
Author(s): Adebisi Afọlayan
Book Pages: 315 - Publish Date: 1982 - Publisher: Unknown
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Book Pages: 243 - Publish Date: 1843 - Publisher: Unknown
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