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Nigerian studies; or, The religious and political system of the Yoruba.

R. F. Dennett

Nigerian studies; or, The religious and political system of the Yoruba.

by R. F. Dennett

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Published by Cass in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London,Macmillan, 1910.

SeriesLibrary of African studies -- no.48
The Physical Object
Pagination235p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19004029M

Nigerian Studies: The Religious and Political System of the Yoruba R. E. Dennett Originally written and published in , Dennett's study of the Yoruba is designed to provide a clear and intelligble description of the beliefs and values which underlie traditional practices and customs among this Nigerian tribe. The ancient Yoruba religious system has a pantheon of deities who underpin an extensive system of cults. Rituals are focused on the explanation, prediction, and control of mystical power. Formerly, religious beliefs were diffused widely by itinerant priests whose divinations, in the form of verses, myths, and morality tales, were sufficiently.

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  I bought a book to find out more: The Handbook of Yoruba Religious Concepts, by Baba Ifa Karade (Weiser Books, ). Essence He classifies Yoruba as a religion since it is “a divine journey to the inner self and to God-consciousness” (pxii). This famous little book is one of the funniest to come out of Africa. First published in , it continues to be in demand. The Nigerian author turns a humorous and ironic eye on his fellow compatriots. The book is described as a guide for Nigerians and expatriates on the conduct, deportment, comportment, bearing, deameanour, mien, carriage, actions, the misdoings, .


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It seeks to provide an account of the religious institutions that are found in Yorubaland, and to relate these to some aspects of the political and economic life of the Yorubas.

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Issues on Nigerian Peoples and Culture is the title of this book and also one of the general benchmark course requirements of the NUC for undergraduate studies in Nigeria. The Yoruba religion comprises the traditional religious and spiritual concepts and practice of the Yoruba homeland is in present-day Southwestern Nigeria and the adjoining parts of Benin and Togo, commonly known as shares some parallels with the Vodun practiced by the neighboring Fon and Ewe peoples to the west and to the religion of the Edo.

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; Author: R. Dennett; Category: Customs and Traditions; Length: Pages; Year:   The study of sacred places in Yoruba religious experience may help answer puzzling questions about Yoruba identity and the role the Yoruba religion plays in modern Nigerian politics.

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