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Book Pages: 272 - Publish Date: 1992-03-22 - Publisher: Indiana University Press
Description: Yoruba peoples of southwestern Nigeria conceive of rituals as journeys -- sometimes actual, sometimes virtual. Performed as a parade or a procession, a pilgrimage, a masking display, or possession trance, the journey evokes the reflexive, progressive, transformative experience of ritual participation. Yoruba Ritual is an original and provocative study of these practices. Using a performance paradi...
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): Lillian Trager
Book Pages: 299 - Publish Date: 2001 - Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers
Description: The pattern of migrants maintaining strong ties with their home communities is particularly common in sub-Saharan Africa, where it has important social, cultural, political, and economic implications. This book explores the significance of hometown connections for civil society and local development in Nigeria. Rich ethnographic description and case studies illustrate the links that the Ijesa Yoru...
Book Pages: 158 - Publish Date: 1978 - Publisher: Univ Pr Plc Nigeria
Description: In important respects, this book represents an independent approach to Yoruba grammar. It attempts to present the Yoruba language as it really is, rather than as seen largely from the perspective of other languages. The grammatical structure of the language is thus presented in a new way. The major parts of speech of the language are, for the first time, established uniformly on the criteria of fu...
Book Pages: 243 - Publish Date: 1843 - Publisher: Unknown
Description: None
Author(s): Baba Ifa Karade
Book Pages: 160 - Publish Date: 1996-09-01 - Publisher: Weiser Books
Description: Ojise: Messenger of the Yoruba Tradition is a journal of the day-to-day activities and rituals that Karade encountered in his quest for priesthood in the Yoruba religion. Embedded in this journal are the very emotions, ideas and changes in his psyche-and the healing of soul - that occured on this journey. Karade explains the significance of the spiritual pilgrimage for people of all faiths.
Author(s): Valentine Ojo
Book Pages: 212 - Publish Date: 1977 - Publisher: Unknown
Description: None
Book Pages: 422 - Publish Date: 2012-05-25 - Publisher: BRILL
Description: This volume presents an edition and translation of I.B. Thomas's pioneering work, "The Life-Story of Me, Segilola", first published as a series of realistic letters to a local Lagos newspaper in 1929-30, but now acclaimed as the first Yoruba novel.
Author(s): Rotimi Ogunjobi
Book Pages: 128 - Publish Date: 2010-07-20 - Publisher: xceedia - tee publishing
Description: None
Author(s): Carl M. Hunt
Book Pages: 130 - Publish Date: 1979 - Publisher: Univ Pr of Amer
Description: None