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Book Pages: 279 - Publish Date: 1997 - Publisher: University of West Indies Press
Description: Offers a comprehensive description of the West African language of Yoruba as it has been used on the island of Trinidad, addressing the experience of Africans in Trinidad and examining the nature of their social and linguistic heritage as it was modified and discarded in the European-dominated island community. Explains linguistic structures, analyzing Trinidad Yoruba as a distinct dialect of African Yoruba, and discusses the creolization process. Includes a Yoruba lexicon. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Author(s): John Pemberton
Book Pages: 209 - Publish Date: 1982 - Publisher: HarperCollins
Description: None
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...
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
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...
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): Akẹkọ
Book Pages: 52 - Publish Date: 1955* - Publisher: Unknown
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Book Pages: 276 - Publish Date: 1969 - Publisher: Unknown
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Book Pages: 243 - Publish Date: 1843 - Publisher: Unknown
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Author(s): Rotimi Ogunjobi
Book Pages: 128 - Publish Date: 2010-07-20 - Publisher: xceedia - tee publishing
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